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Brazos County, TX – Miranda Meckel Loses Life in Crash on Highway 21

by | Dec 17, 2021 | Wrongful Death | 0 comments

Brazos County, TX (December 17, 2021) – One woman has lost her life as a result of a motor vehicle accident in Brazos County on Monday evening, December 13. At around 6:20 p.m., emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Highway 21.

Reports from authorities show that a semi-truck towing a trailer was exiting a private driveway on Highway 31 near Pleasant Hill Road. The driver of the vehicle failed to yield the right of way to a second vehicle. As a result, the truck collided with a sedan.

The driver of the sedan, 26-year-old Miranda Meckel, sustained fatal injuries in the accident. She was declared deceased at the scene.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Miranda Meckel. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Car Accidents in Texas

Brazos County, TX – Miranda Meckel Loses Life in Crash on Highway 21The last time the state of Texas saw one day with no traffic-related fatalities was November 7, 2000. In the 21 years since that day, more than 70,000 people have lost their lives while traveling in our state. Motor vehicle accidents in Texas take the lives of more than 3,900 people each year.

We see many drivers, passengers, and other travelers lose their lives in accidents due to the negligence of others. Drivers who are under the influence of alcohol contribute to more than 25% of fatal crashes each year. Drivers who are distracted account for 18% of crashes. Speeding contributes to nearly 20% of all fatal crashes each year.

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. These and other financial burdens just make it more challenging to move forward. For this reason, it is crucial that you reach out to a wrongful death lawyer in Brazos County as soon as possible. You may have legal options available to help you get justice.

Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers

Our Brazos County car accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm have extensive experience helping bereaved families get justice. We are passionate about helping bereaved families who have endured the loss of loved ones hold negligent actors accountable.

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. For this reason, our law firm is committed to taking all of the legal work off of your hands so you can grieve and spend time with your family while we fight to get you justice.

We firmly believe that no settlement or paycheck will ever be large enough to compensate you for the loss of a loved one. For this reason, we strongly emphasize the pursuit of justice. If your loved one has lost their life in an accident due to the negligence of another motorist, do not wait to get the justice you deserve. Contact our Texas personal injury lawyers at your earliest convenience by calling 210-340-5550 to see how we can help you.

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. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business and none of the information provided in this post is intended to be legal or medical advice. The photograph used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.