Palestine, TX (January 23, 2022) – Three people have lost their lives as a result of a motor vehicle accident in Anderson County on Friday afternoon, January 21. At around 2 p.m., authorities were called to the site of a crash on Texas State Highway 19.
Reports from local authorities show that a 2014 Ford F-150, driven by 38-year-old Tiffany Scroggins, was trying to pass a 2008 Dodge Caravan driven by 72-year-old Cora Sterling when it collided head-on with a 2021 Subaru Outback, which was driven by 67-year-old Joe Miller.
Miller and his passenger, 61-year-old Mary Miller, were both rushed to Palestine Regional Hospital where they were pronounced deceased from their injuries.
Scroggins was transported to Palestine Regional Hospital where she died from her injuries.
Sterling and her passenger, 72-year-old Barbara Rentie, were both transported to the same hospital for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Cora Sterling and Barbara Rentie at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of Joe Miller, Mary Miller, and Tiffany Scroggins. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car 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. Victims who lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents often leave behind friends and family members who are devastated to learn that their loved one has lost their life as a result of another driver’s negligence.
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 Palestine 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
OurPalestine car accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm completely understand the grief and inconsolable heartache that your family is dealing with after losing a loved one. When it comes to helping families get justice after a loved one, we provide the most responsive and trusted representation for our clients to ensure they are in the best position possible to do so.
Our law firm understands that no one is truly prepared to deal with the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one. This drives our commitment toward helping you get justice. Our ultimate goal is to help you move forward after experiencing a loss in the best way possible. 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.
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