Port Arthur, TX (March 29, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the Port Arthur area has taken one man’s life. At around 10:30 a.m., on March 27, emergency crews were requested on-site at a crash on Highway 73.
Reports from authorities show that a 2007 Peterbilt was traveling east on Highway 73. For unknown reasons, it became involved in a collision with a 2012 Chrysler passenger sedan.
The driver of the Chrysler and one passenger, identified as a 20-year-old woman, were both transported to CHRISTUS St Elizabeth for the treatment of injuries.
A second passenger in the Chrysler, a 19-year-old woman, sustained fatal injuries in the accident and was pronounced deceased on-site.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the woman who lost her life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Texas
Motor vehicle accidents take the lives of more than 300 people in the state of Texas each year. These incidents add up to more than 3,800 deaths every year. More than 500 of these fatal collisions involve semi-trucks. These accidents come with no warning and have a lasting impact on families.
Nearly 80% of crashes in our state can be contributed to some form of negligence. Some of the most common factors associated with truck accidents include:
- Drowsy driving
- Driving while impaired
- Driving while distracted
- Engaging in reckless driving behaviors
When victims are killed in motor vehicle collisions, due to the negligence of others, families may have legal options available to help them move forward.
If your loved one has lost their life in a motor vehicle accident, you should act quickly to protect your legal rights. By reaching out to a wrongful death lawyer in Port Arthur 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
The Port Arthur truck accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm have decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of families who have lost loved ones due to motor vehicle accidents in Port Arthur and across the entire state of Texas.
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 team can meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident. We will gather evidence to ensure you have the strongest case imaginable.
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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