El Campo, TX (March 2, 2023) – Three people were killed and four others injured following a head-on collision in El Campo on Sunday morning, February 26. The fatal crash took place on TX-71 at around 3 a.m.
It was reported that a 2020 Ford F-350 was headed west as a 2013 Hyundai was traveling eastbound. Both vehicles crashed head-on at the scene. Three people riding in the Hyundai were killed, and the four occupants of the Ford were transported to Baylor Scott & White in Marble Falls and St. David’s South in Austin.
No additional information has been provided at this time.
Local authorities are handling the ongoing accident investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Head-On Collisions in Texas
One of the deadliest sorts of auto accidents on Texas roads is a head-on collision, and these are almost always known to result in more serious or even fatal injuries. In Texas, head-on crashes claimed the lives of 613 individuals in total in 2021. Head-on collisions are the most dangerous accident type in the United States, accounting for around 14% of all traffic fatalities and 27% of roadway departures reported each year.
It may be difficult for someone without the necessary experience to comprehend even the most basic legal principles. When you are already dealing with the impact and consequences of an auto accident, it is extremely harder to know what to do. It might be difficult to file a personal injury claim if a loved one you care about died in a car accident, but an attorney can help you through the process and ensure that no evidence is overlooked. Your claim’s likelihood of success will depend on what happened right after the event. Because most victims are unfamiliar with the legal system, it is advisable to speak with a lawyer before making any decisions.
The attorneys at Wyatt Law Firm, PLLC are dedicated to assisting clients and their families in pursuing justice and are conscious of the challenges that may come with an unexpected death. Our firm has the tools to support you if a loved one passes away as a result of careless driving, and our attorneys can assist you when you need it the most. Obtaining a copy of the accident police report and figuring out who is to blame for a fatal vehicle accident are just a few of the many ways that our legal team can assist you as you establish your claim. We will put you in touch with a neighborhood lawyer who will fight for your family’s rights and monetary damages for your losses. Call our offices right away at 210-340-5550 to speak with one of our El Campo wrongful death attorneys and start your claim for compensation.
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