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Kerrville, TX – Two Children Killed, 8 Injured in Crash at Kerrville Airport on Airport Loop

by | Oct 24, 2021 | Wrongful Death | 0 comments

Kerrville, TX (October 24, 2021) – Two people have lost their lives following an accident in the Kerrville area on Saturday, October 23.  At around 3:20 p.m., authorities were called to the site of an accident at the Kerrville Airport where a drag-racing event was taking place.

Reports show that the driver of a car participating in the event lost control of their vehicle and left the runway. As a result, the vehicle struck a parked vehicle before crashing into several spectators.

An 8-year-old and a 6-year-old boy both lost their lives as a result of this incident. Eight other victims, identified as a 4-year-old boy, a 3-month-old girl, and four others between the ages of 26 and 46 years, were all transported to area hospitals for care. Two others were treated 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 deepest condolences to the families of the victims who lost their lives in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Car Accidents in Texas

Kerrville, TX – Two Children Killed, 8 Injured in Crash at Kerrville Airport on Airport LoopMotor vehicle collisions in Texas claim the lives of nearly 4,000 people every year. In many cases, victims suffer fatal injuries in accidents due to the negligent actions of other drivers sharing the road. 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, 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. 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 San Antonio as soon as possible. You may have legal options available to help you get justice.

Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers

Our San Antonio car 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.

If your loved one has lost their life in a truck accident, our team is available to meet with you and discuss the legal options available for you. You can reach out to our Texas personal injury lawyers by calling 210-340-5550. We can schedule a free case evaluation to review the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident and determine the best options available to help you move forward.

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.