Buda, TX (April 28, 2022) – One woman has lost her life as a result of a motor vehicle accident in Hays County. At around 4 p.m., on April 25, emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of an auto accident on Ranch to Market Road 967.
Reports from the Texas Department of Public Safety show that a 2010 Hyundai Elantra and a 2017 Jeep Cherokee collided in the 1400 block of Ranch to Market Road 967. The incident caused delays at Armbruster’s Curve, between Cullen Boulevard and Haleys Way.
The driver of the Hyundai, a 44-year-old, was transported to Seton Hays Hospital in Kyle for emergency medical care. The front-seat passenger, a 42-year-old woman, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
A 10-year-old boy who was in the back seat of the Hyundai was airlifted to Dell Children’s Hospital in Austin for emergency medical care.
The driver and passenger of the Jeep were both treated on-site for injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
We would like to offer our warmest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Texas
Motor vehicle accidents reported in Texas claim the lives of more than 3,800 people each year. These accidents can often be attributed to some form of negligence. In fact, nearly 80% of accidents in our state are due to driver error. 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.
If your family has been impacted by a fatal car accident, then 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.
When victims lose their lives in auto accidents due to these and other negligent, reckless, and malicious actions, their families may have legal options available to help them get justice. Reaching out to a skilled Buda wrongful death lawyer can ensure your family is able to get justice after enduring the unexpected loss of a loved one.
Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers
Our Buda car accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm are committed to achieving the best results for our clients. Our lawyers completely understand the grief and inconsolable heartache that your family is dealing with after losing a loved one. We firmly believe that no settlement or paycheck will ever be large enough to compensate you for the loss of a loved one.
Your family deserves answers, and we are committed to helping you get them. We will remain by your side and advocate to protect your best interests and legal rights every step of the way. Our law firm offers free consultations to all prospective clients. Contact our Texas personal injury lawyers any time to schedule a meeting with our team by calling 210-340-5550. We are available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss your case and the legal options available to help you get justice.
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