Houston, TX (April 10, 2022) – An auto accident reported in the Houston area claimed at least one person’s life on Friday afternoon, April 8. At around 12:35 p.m., authorities were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Middlebrook Road.
Reports provided by local authorities show that a collision between two vehicles occurred in the 16400 block of Middlebrook Drive. The incident caused moderate delays in traffic as emergency crews closed off the roadway.
At least one person sustained fatal injuries in the accident and was pronounced deceased on-site.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest 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 collisions in Texas take the lives of more than 3,900 people each year. These collisions can often be contributed to some form of negligence. In fact, nearly 80% of traffic-related incidents in our state are due to driver error. Some of the leading causes of Texas car accidents include:
- Driving while impaired by drugs or alcohol
- Using cell phones to talk or text while driving
- Eating while operating vehicles
- Driving recklessly
These and other acts of negligence continue to have an overwhelming impact on families who are forced to deal with the negative consequences of losing a loved one.
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. When victims are killed in motor vehicle accidents, families may have legal options available to help them move forward due to the negligence of others. Seeking the assistance of a Houston wrongful death lawyer can help you get justice.
Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers
Our Houston car accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm understand the challenges that bereaved families face after enduring the loss of a loved one. We are passionate about helping people who have endured the loss of loved ones hold negligent actors accountable. Our team fully understands what families are going through during these difficult times. For this reason, we provide only the most trusted and effective representation to ensure our clients are protected. We are dedicated to helping families recover by filing wrongful death claims against those at-fault. Wrongful death claims may help you get compensation for:
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Any medical treatment needed for your loved one
- Loss of consortium
- Financial losses, including lost earnings and inheritance benefits
- Loss of companionship
Families can rest assured knowing that our team is committed to making every effort to ensure they secure the best possible outcome for their claims. Our Texas personal injury lawyers are available any time to take your call. By reaching out to our team at 361-533-1872, we can schedule a free case evaluation to review the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident and help you get the justice you deserve.
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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