Midland, TX (March 9, 2023) – On Wednesday, March 8, a woman was killed following a crash involving an alleged drunk driver in the Midland area.
The deadly accident took place at the intersection of Big Spring Street and Mockingbird Lane at around 9:50 p.m. It was reported that a 34-year-old Midland woman was driving a Toyota Highlander and was traveling near the intersection when she was hit by a Ford F-350 pickup truck attempting to make a left turn.
The 21-year-old Midland man driving the Ford pickup reportedly failed to yield to the highlander. The woman was taken to Midland Memorial, where she was later pronounced dead.
The other driver was later charged with intoxication and manslaughter.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly accident is in progress.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Texas Deadly Car Crashes
On American roadways, there are about 18,510 car accidents every day, and these accidents account for the majority of deaths among people aged 1 to 54. In Texas, 23% of the population has been in a traffic accident, and nearly 22% of individuals had had a car accident that was a “near-miss.” Houston is the largest city in Texas, where most “tow truck near me” inquiries are done online.
It might be difficult to decide whether to launch a lawsuit after a loved one passes away. We are aware of the grief you are experiencing as a result of the loss of a close relative. Perhaps you are not even considering making a wrongful death claim at this time. A bereaved family may feel safer and more at peace if they seek justice and receive fair compensation. A negligent driver might be prevented from hurting another person by a wrongful death lawsuit. In rare circumstances, it may be essential to file a lawsuit to determine the true cause of the fatal auto accident.
If a member of your family passed away as a result of someone else’s negligence, you and your family may be entitled to compensation. You can file a claim and demand that the party at fault pay for your losses as a result of the tragic accident with the help of a Midland wrongful death attorney. Speak with a lawyer at Wyatt Law Firm, PLLC, if a recent car accident caused the death of a family member in your family. Contact us as soon as possible to find out if you qualify for compensation. If there has been a wrongful death in the family, call 210-340-5550 to speak with an attorney about how we might be able to help you with your recovery.
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