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Overton, TX – Crash on TX-135 Takes Life of Tammy Young

by | Dec 10, 2021 | Wrongful Death | 0 comments

Overton, TX (December 10, 2021) – One woman has lost her life and a man was left seriously injured as a result of a head-on collision on Tuesday morning, December 7. At around 11:05 a.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety was notified that a crash took place on Texas State Highway 135 that required assistance.

Reports from authorities show that 55-year-old Tammy Young was driving a 2015 Nissan Altima South of Texas State Highway 135 when it collided head-on with a 2021 Ford F-150.

Young sustained severe injuries in the accident. Authorities arrived at the scene and pronounced the woman deceased from her injuries.

The driver of the Ford, Richard Allen, was transported to a hospital in Tyler for the treatment of serious injuries.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Richard Allen. We hope for his full recovery.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Tammy Young. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Auto Accidents in Texas

Overton, TX – Crash on TX-135 Takes Life of Tammy YoungMotor vehicle collisions in the state of Texas claim the lives of more than 3,900 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. Far too many drivers enter the roadway without taking other motorists’ safety into consideration. As a result, we see countless crashes take place due to drivers who are speeding, distracted, and failing to yield the right of way.

When victims lose their lives in accidents, they often leave behind family and loved ones who are forced to move on. Dealing with the mental and emotional challenges during the grieving process is only made worse by towering medical expenses, funeral costs, and other financial burdens.

By reaching out to a wrongful death lawyer in Overton as soon as possible, you can explore the legal options available to help your family move forward after enduring the loss of a loved one.

Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers

Our Overton car accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm understand the challenges that bereaved families face after enduring the loss of a loved one. Dealing with their unexpected passing can be a challenge in itself. 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.

Your family deserves answers and we are committed to helping you get them. We will remain by your side and advocate to protect your best interests and legal rights every step of the way. If your loved one has lost their life in an accident due to the negligence of another motorist, do not wait to get the justice you deserve. Contact our Texas personal injury lawyers at your earliest convenience by calling 210-340-5550 to see how we can help you.

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.