Lubbock, TX (December 13, 2021) – One person has lost their life following a motor vehicle accident in the Lubbock area on Friday morning, December 10. At around 6:30 a.m., authorities were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a collision on 82nd Street.
Reports from local authorities indicate that a collision between a Ford Fusion and a Ford Expedition occurred in the 8200 block of Slide Road at the intersection of 82nd Street. The Fusion was then struck by a southbound Ford F-250 pickup truck.
The driver of the Fusion suffered fatal injuries in the accident. The victim was declared deceased at the scene.
The driver of the Expedition was transported to University Medical Center for the treatment of injuries.
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. We hope for their full recovery.
Fatal Auto 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 contributed 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.
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 Lubbock as soon as possible. You may have legal options available to help you get justice.
Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers
Our Lubbock 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 bereaved families who have endured the loss of loved ones hold negligent actors accountable. We strive to provide responsive and effective representation for clients that is compassionate to their needs. Dealing with their unexpected passing can be a challenge in itself. We provide thorough and effective representation for our clients that not only protects their legal rights but ensures their best interests are reflected throughout the entire legal process.
Learning that your loved one has lost their life due to the actions of another driver can make it seem impossible to move forward. For this reason, our law firm is committed to taking all of the legal work off of your hands so you can grieve and spend time with your family while we fight to get you justice.
You should not be forced to cover tens of thousands of dollars in unexpected costs due to the negligence of another driver. Contact our Texas personal injury lawyers any time to schedule a meeting with our team by calling 210-340-5550.
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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