Nacogdoches, TX (January 27, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in Nacogdoches County has claimed one man’s life. At around 7:20 a.m., on January 25, the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene of an accident on Farm to Market Road 1878.
Reports provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety show that a 2018 Ford SUV was traveling west on Farm to Market Road 1878 when it collided with a 2000 Nissan pickup truck.
The driver of the Nissan, 41-year-old Hector Martinez, sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene.
The driver of the SUV, 37-year-old Kelly Poole, was rushed to Nacogdoches Medical Center for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Kelly Poole at this time. We hope for her full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Hector Martinez. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Texas
Motor vehicle accidents 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 Nacogdoches as soon as possible. You may have legal options available to help you get justice.
Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers
The Nacogdoches car accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm are committed to helping families get justice after losing loved ones in crashes. 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. Our team will meet with you to discuss your case and some of your goals moving forward. We will help you recover compensation for medical expenses, funeral costs, lost earning capacity, and a variety of other damages you face moving forward.
Our lawyers completely understand the grief and inconsolable heartache that your family is dealing with after losing a loved one. We firmly believe that no settlement or paycheck will ever be large enough to compensate you for the loss of a loved one. For this reason, we strongly emphasize the pursuit of justice. We have recovered over $500 million in damages for victims and their families following accidents in the state of Texas.
Contact our Texas personal injury lawyers any time to schedule a meeting with our team by calling 210-340-5550.
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