Austin, TX (April 24, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the Austin area claimed one person’s life. At around 6:25 a.m., on April 23, emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of an auto accident on Farm to Market Road 973.
Reports from authorities show that a collision between two vehicles occurred in the area of 2400-4537 North Farm to Market Road 973. The incident caused delays between the areas of Farm to Market Road 969 and Tesla Road.
One person was pinned inside their vehicle and had to be extricated by firefighters. The victim was removed and CPR was performed on a second patient.
The pinned victim was rushed to South Austin Medical Center with serious injuries.
The second victim was declared deceased at the scene.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim who was injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life as a result of this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Texas
Every day, around ten people die in motor vehicle accidents across the state of Texas. In many cases, these motor vehicle collisions are entirely preventable. We see many drivers, passengers, and other travelers lose their lives in accidents due to the negligence of others. Some of the leading causes of fatal crashes include:
- Failing to yield the right of way
- Running red lights
- Driving while under the influence of alcohol
- Driver inattention
If your family has been impacted by a fatal car accident, chances are that you will deal with more than just emotional pain and suffering. Car accidents often cause overwhelming financial consequences as well. Your family will most likely have to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral expenses and deal with lost earnings.
If your loved one has lost their life in a motor vehicle accident, you should act quickly to protect your legal rights. By reaching out to a wrongful death lawyer in Austin as soon as possible, you can explore the legal options available to help your family move forward after enduring the loss of a loved one.
Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers
Our Austin car accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm understand the challenges that bereaved families face after enduring the loss of a loved one. Dealing with their unexpected passing can be a challenge in itself. Learning that your loved one has lost their life due to the actions of another driver can make it seem impossible to move forward.
Our team can meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident. We will gather evidence to ensure you have the strongest case imaginable.
You can reach out to our Texas personal injury lawyers by calling 210-340-5550. We can schedule a free case evaluation to review the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident and determine the best options available to help you move forward.
Note: Our team used secondary sources when creating this post. These sources include but are not limited to local and state police reports, local news reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about the accident described. Our team has not independently verified all the facts surrounding this accident. For this reason, if you locate any information that is incorrect, please let us know immediately so that we can correct the error. We will remove a post if requested.
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