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Canton, TX – 1-Year-Old Girl Killed in Truck Crash on I-20

by | Jan 20, 2022 | Wrongful Death | 0 comments

Canton, TX (January 20, 2022) – A young girl from California has lost her life following a motor vehicle accident on Wednesday in the Canton area. At around 12:30 p.m., on January 12, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Interstate 20.

Reports from authorities show that 22-year-old Chassity Gantt was driving west on Interstate 20 when her Ford Escape was rear-ended by an 18-wheeler.

A 1-year-old girl in the vehicle was transported to Children’s Hospital in Dallas where she later died from her injuries. A 2-year-old girl was admitted to the same hospital in critical condition.

Gantt was treated at the scene for injuries. A third passenger in her vehicle, 22-year-old Katanni Senegal, was transported to a hospital in Tyler with non-incapacitating injuries.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Chassity Gannt, Katanni Senegal, and the child injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the young child who lost her life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Car Accidents in Texas

Canton, TX – 1-Year-Old Girl Killed in Truck Crash on I-20Motor vehicle accidents reported in Texas claim the lives of more than 3,800 people each year. These accidents can often be contributed to some form of negligence. In fact, nearly 80% of accidents in our state are due to driver error.

When victims lose their lives in accidents, they often leave behind family and loved ones who are forced to move on. Dealing with the mental and emotional challenges during the grieving process is only made worse by towering medical expenses, funeral costs, and other financial burdens.

By reaching out to a wrongful death lawyer in Canton 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 Canton truck accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm completely understand the grief and inconsolable heartache that your family is dealing with after losing a loved one. When it comes to helping families get justice after a loved one, we provide the most responsive and trusted representation for our clients to ensure they are in the best position possible to do so.

Our team will meet with you to discuss your case and some of your goals moving forward. We will help you recover compensation for medical expenses, funeral costs, lost earning capacity, and a variety of other damages you face moving forward.

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.

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.