Midland, TX (May 10, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported on Sunday morning in the Midland area claimed one person’s life. At around 12:10 a.m., on May 8, the Texas Department of Public Safety was dispatched to the site of a crash on Business Interstate 20.
Reports from DPS indicate that a 70-year-old man was driving a 2007 Silverado pickup truck east on Business Interstate 20. For unknown reasons, the vehicle collided with a 2018 Dodge ram pickup truck.
A 50-year-old female who was inside the Silverado suffered fatal injuries. She was declared deceased at the scene.
The driver of the Silverado was rushed to Midland Memorial hospital in stable condition.
The driver of the Dodge, a 50-year-old man, was not injured in the crash.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
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
On average, around 300 people lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents every month in Texas. Most of these crashes can be attributed to drivers engaging and reckless and negligent actions. Some of the most common causes of crashes we see in our state include drivers who are impaired, distracted, and those who failed to yield the right-of-way.
When victims lose their lives in auto accidents, due to these and other acts of negligence, their families may have legal recourse. Seeking the assistance of a wrongful death lawyer in Midland will ensure your family is able to get justice.
Our Midland car accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm can help you secure the financial compensation that your family needs moving forward. Our lawyers will fight diligently to ensure you are able to maximize the amount of compensation you receive for:
- funeral expenses
- burial costs
- lost earning capacity
- loss of inheritance
- loss of companionship or parental guidance
- loss of services
- pain and suffering
- and more
Our team will thoroughly investigate your loved one’s accident to determine its cause. We will identify all liable parties and take legal action to hold them to account. Our lawyers will build the strongest case possible to ensure you are able to prove the elements of negligence existed at the time of your loved one’s accident. Our lawyers will aggressively negotiate full and timely compensation on your behalf.
If your loved one has lost their life as a result of a motor vehicle collision, do not wait to protect your legal rights. It is crucial that you contact our law firm at your earliest convenience. Our Texas personal injury attorneys are available by calling 210-340-5550. Schedule a free case evaluation with our team today to discuss your legal rights.
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