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Honey Island — 1 Person Dead, Several Others Injured in T-Bone Collision on FM 1293

Posted on Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 at 9:01 pm by Williams Hart   

At around 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, one person was killed and several others were injured in a T-bone collision that occurred in Hardin County, Texas.

According to initial reports, a 2009 GMC SUV was traveling westbound on FM 1293, near Honey Island, while a 2005 Ford pickup truck was traveling eastbound. The GMC attempted to make a left turn onto FM 1003 and turned in front of the Ford. The GMC was then struck on the passenger side of the vehicle. The impact caused the GMC to spin counterclockwise, and the passenger was ejected from the vehicle. The Ford traveled off the road and came to rest in a ditch.

The passenger of the GMC, 48-year-old Enrique Gonzalez, was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital with serious injuries. Gonzalez did not survive his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

The driver of the GMC, 83-year-old John Prince, was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital with serious injuries.

The passenger of the Ford, 32-year-old Marlena Toomey, and her 10-year-old son were both transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital. Their injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

The final passenger of the Ford, Marlena Toomey’s 13-year-old daughter, was flown by medical helicopter to Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston with serious injuries.

The crash still remains under investigation.

It is unfortunate to hear of what happened to the victims in this accident. Alas, there are countless other victims who suffered the same fate. Car accidents like this are awfully common nowadays. In statistics provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), car accidents occur almost every minute of every day, and every 16 minutes, someone dies from a car accident. This can be translated to be about 6 million car accidents every year and about 37,000 people dying from them.

A particular kind of car accident that is fairly common and also incredibly dangerous is the broadside collision, also known as the T-bone or side-impact collision. This kind of car accident involves a vehicle being hit on its side by the front end of another vehicle. Crash research and analysis of accident data have shown that broadside accidents represent 13% of all car accidents in the United States and that 18% of all fatal car accidents are broadside-style collisions.

Additionally, the NHTSA reported that about 8,000 people are killed every year in this type of accident. And more often than not, if someone is lucky enough to survive this collision, they might suffer from other severe injuries, such as brain injuries, broken bones, internal injuries, and back, neck, and spine injuries. Passengers on the struck side of the vehicle often sustain injuries far worse than those received in rear-end crashes.

Car accidents, especially broadside collisions, are quite difficult for the victims and their respective families. Thankfully, there are lawyers that specialize in car accidents/broadside collisions, so if you are a victim of this kind of accident, or you know someone who is, or you lost a loved one because of this, then please never hesitate to ask for help from these lawyers. They will help you in protecting your rights and in getting you the justice that you deserve.

If someone you love was seriously hurt or killed in an accident, you may be unsure of where to turn. The attorneys of Williams Hart have experience helping people through the aftermath of catastrophic accidents, and we can help you too. Contact our law firm at (713) 352-7071 to speak with an experienced lawyer today.

Note: We report on the types of accidents and injuries our law firm has experience handling. Our hearts go out to victims of the accidents described on this blog, and we hope that future accidents, injuries, and deaths can be prevented. These posts are gathered from recent stories in the news. As new developments occur, these stories are often updated. If information contained within this article is false or outdated, please contact us so we can include the new information or make a correction.

Disclaimer: Williams Hart hopes that by showing how often catastrophic accidents occur, we can begin a conversation about how to reduce or prevent them. We sincerely hope that the articles on our blog arm readers with the information needed to avoid being involved in such accidents. Content on this blog should not be construed as legal advice.


Lindale — Mother, Child Killed in Rollover Accident on FM 16

Posted on Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 at 8:51 pm by Williams Hart   

A rollover accident occurred in Smith County, Texas on Thursday, December 19, 2019, and it claimed the lives of a mother and her child.

According to initial reports, Sanjanan Hernandez was driving a 1997 Toyota 4Runner westbound on FM 16, about 3 miles west of Lindale, when all of a sudden, she lost control of the vehicle as she was driving a left curve. As a result, the vehicle went off the north edge of the roadway. She overcorrected to the left and then right, thus causing the vehicle to run off the north side of the roadway where it overturned, collided with a fence, and then rolled back onto the roadway.

Hernandez was transported to UT-HEalth in Tyler in critical condition, and she died the next day. Meanwhile, her 10-year-old son was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash still remains under investigation.

It is unfortunate to hear of what happened to the victims in this accident. Alas, there are countless other victims who suffered the same fate. Car accidents like this are awfully common nowadays. In statistics provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), car accidents occur almost every minute of every day, and every 16 minutes, someone dies from a car accident. This can be translated to be about 6 million car accidents every year and about 37,000 people dying from them.

A particular kind of vehicular accident that is considered to be one of the deadliest is a rollover. A 2010 statistics showed that rollovers comprised only 2.1% of nearly 9.1 million vehicular accidents, but they did account for well over 35% of all deaths. According to numerous studies, about 69% of the people who died from rollovers were not wearing any seatbelts at the time of the accident.

Vehicular accidents, especially those involving rollovers, are quite difficult for the victims and their respective families. Thankfully, there are lawyers that specialize in car accidents/rollover accidents, so if you are a victim of this kind of accident, or you know someone who is, or you lost a loved one because of this, then please never hesitate to ask for help from these lawyers. They will help you in protecting your rights and in getting you the justice that you deserve.

If someone you love was seriously hurt or killed in an accident, you may be unsure of where to turn. The attorneys of Williams Hart have experience helping people through the aftermath of catastrophic accidents, and we can help you too. Contact our law firm at (713) 352-7071 to speak with an experienced lawyer today.

Note: We report on the types of accidents and injuries our law firm has experience handling. Our hearts go out to victims of the accidents described on this blog, and we hope that future accidents, injuries, and deaths can be prevented. These posts are gathered from recent stories in the news. As new developments occur, these stories are often updated. If information contained within this article is false or outdated, please contact us so we can include the new information or make a correction.

Disclaimer: Williams Hart hopes that by showing how often catastrophic accidents occur, we can begin a conversation about how to reduce or prevent them. We sincerely hope that the articles on our blog arm readers with the information needed to avoid being involved in such accidents. Content on this blog should not be construed as legal advice.


Austin — 2 People Killed in High-Speed Head-On Collision on Texas State Highway 71

Posted on Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 at 8:38 pm by Williams Hart   

At approximately 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, January 19, 2020, two people were killed in a high-speed head-on collision that occurred in Austin, Texas.

According to initial reports, Joseph Diaz, 21, was driving a 2019 Audi westbound on Texas State Highway 71 at a high rate of speed and was weaving in and out of traffic. Meanwhile, Jose Luis Vasquez, 49, was driving a 2005 Acura and was crossing over the westbound lanes when the vehicle was struck by Diaz’s Audi.

Vasquez and his passenger, 45-year-old Joann Menchaca, were ejected from the vehicle as a result of the collision, and they were pronounced dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, Diaz was interviewed at the hospital, saying he wasn’t familiar with the car as it was a rental, and was late for his 10:05 flight out of Austin. He is charged with manslaughter.

The crash still remains under investigation.

It is unfortunate to hear of what happened to the victims in this accident. Alas, there are countless other victims who suffered the same fate. Car accidents like this are awfully common nowadays. In statistics provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), car accidents occur almost every minute of every day, and every 16 minutes, someone dies from a car accident. This can be translated to be about 6 million car accidents every year and about 37,000 people dying from them.

A specific kind of car accident that is incredibly deadly is a head-on collision. The reason why a head-on collision is said to be incredibly deadly is because of the increased force that is sustained by both vehicles. Reports estimate that head-on collisions only comprise 2% of reported crashes, but they account for over 10% of driving fatalities. Some of the common outcomes of a head-on collision are spinal injuries, brain injuries, catastrophic injuries, broken bones, paralysis, and of course death.

Car accidents, especially head-on collisions, are quite difficult for the victims and their respective families. Thankfully, there are lawyers that specialize in car accidents/head-on collisions, so if you are a victim of this kind of accident, or you know someone who is, or you lost a loved one because of this, then please never hesitate to ask for help from these lawyers. They will help you in protecting your rights and in getting you the justice that you deserve.

If someone you love was seriously hurt or killed in an accident, you may be unsure of where to turn. The attorneys of Williams Hart have experience helping people through the aftermath of catastrophic accidents, and we can help you too. Contact our law firm at (713) 352-7071 to speak with an experienced lawyer today.

Note: We report on the types of accidents and injuries our law firm has experience handling. Our hearts go out to victims of the accidents described on this blog, and we hope that future accidents, injuries, and deaths can be prevented. These posts are gathered from recent stories in the news. As new developments occur, these stories are often updated. If information contained within this article is false or outdated, please contact us so we can include the new information or make a correction.

Disclaimer: Williams Hart hopes that by showing how often catastrophic accidents occur, we can begin a conversation about how to reduce or prevent them. We sincerely hope that the articles on our blog arm readers with the information needed to avoid being involved in such accidents. Content on this blog should not be construed as legal advice.


Lakeport — Teenage Girl Dies After Vehicle Crashes into Tree on FM 2011

Posted on Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 at 8:24 pm by Williams Hart   

At around 8:45 p.m. on Friday, December 27, 2019, a teenage girl was killed in a single-vehicle accident that occurred in Rusk County, Texas.

According to initial reports, Lela Justeen Burney, 19, was driving a 2006 Mazda M61 southeast on FM 2011, near Lakeport, when all of a sudden, she lost control of the vehicle as the road curved and traveled into the south ditch where the vehicle struck a tree.

Burney was transported to Good Shepard Medical Center in Longview where she was later pronounced dead.

The crash still remains under investigation.

It is unfortunate to hear of the death of Lela Justeen Burney. Alas, there are countless other victims who suffered the same fate. Car accidents are a problem in this day and age, and yet they still continue to happen on a regular basis. In statistics provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), car accidents occur almost every minute of every day, and every 16 minutes, someone dies from a car accident. This can be translated to be about 6 million car accidents every year and about 37,000 people dying from them.

Moreover, statistics show that about 16% of these car accidents are crashes where the vehicle leaves the road. In this type of car crash, a car would usually collide into a lamppost, a tree, or a building, etc. Lamppost and tree collisions comprise about 31% of fatalities in this type of vehicular accident.

Car accidents are quite difficult for the victims and their respective families. Thankfully, there are lawyers that specialize in car accidents, so if you are a victim of this kind of accident, or you know someone who is, or you lost a loved one because of this, then please never hesitate to ask for help from these lawyers. They will help you in protecting your rights and in getting you the justice that you deserve.

If someone you love was seriously hurt or killed in an accident, you may be unsure of where to turn. The attorneys of Williams Hart have experience helping people through the aftermath of catastrophic accidents, and we can help you too. Contact our law firm at (713) 352-7071 to speak with an experienced lawyer today.

Note: We report on the types of accidents and injuries our law firm has experience handling. Our hearts go out to victims of the accidents described on this blog, and we hope that future accidents, injuries, and deaths can be prevented. These posts are gathered from recent stories in the news. As new developments occur, these stories are often updated. If information contained within this article is false or outdated, please contact us so we can include the new information or make a correction.

Disclaimer: Williams Hart hopes that by showing how often catastrophic accidents occur, we can begin a conversation about how to reduce or prevent them. We sincerely hope that the articles on our blog arm readers with the information needed to avoid being involved in such accidents. Content on this blog should not be construed as legal advice.


El Paso — Motorcyclist Dies After Crashing into Patrol Vehicle on Border highway

Posted on Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 at 8:13 pm by Williams Hart   

At around 6:45 a.m. on Monday, January 20, 2020, a motorcyclist was killed in a vehicular accident that occurred in El Paso, Texas.

According to initial reports, a Border Patrol SUV was traveling eastbound on the far right lane of the Border Highway, and the emergency lights were activated to signal that it was coming to a stop. However, as it was doing so, the vehicle was rear-ended by a motorcycle.

The driver of the motorcycle, 60-year-old Rafael Montes de Oca Reynos, was pronounced dead at the scene. Meanwhile, the border officer who was driving the SUV, 50-year-old Roberto Enrique Rivera, was uninjured in the crash.

The crash still remains under investigation.

It is unfortunate to hear of the death of Rafael Montes de Oca Reynos. Alas, there are countless other victims who suffered the same fate. Vehicular accidents like this are awfully common nowadays. In statistics provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), car accidents occur almost every minute of every day, and every 16 minutes, someone dies from a car accident. This can be translated to be about 6 million car accidents every year and about 37,000 people dying from them.

Motorcycle accidents, a type of vehicular accident, are common despite the fact that motorcycles are initially believed to be far less crashworthy than closed vehicles. In 2016, the NHTSA reported that 5,286 people died in motorcycle accidents. In the same year as well, it is reported that motorcyclists were 28 times more likely than passenger car occupants to die in a crash per vehicle mile traveled.

Vehicular accidents, especially those involving motorcycles, are quite difficult for the victims and their respective families. Thankfully, there are lawyers that specialize in motorcycle accidents, so if you are a victim of this kind of accident, or you know someone who is, or you lost a loved one because of this, then please never hesitate to ask for help from these lawyers. They will help you in protecting your rights and in getting you the justice that you deserve.

If someone you love was seriously hurt or killed in an accident, you may be unsure of where to turn. The attorneys of Williams Hart have experience helping people through the aftermath of catastrophic accidents, and we can help you too. Contact our law firm at (713) 352-7071 to speak with an experienced lawyer today.

Note: We report on the types of accidents and injuries our law firm has experience handling. Our hearts go out to victims of the accidents described on this blog, and we hope that future accidents, injuries, and deaths can be prevented. These posts are gathered from recent stories in the news. As new developments occur, these stories are often updated. If information contained within this article is false or outdated, please contact us so we can include the new information or make a correction.

Disclaimer: Williams Hart hopes that by showing how often catastrophic accidents occur, we can begin a conversation about how to reduce or prevent them. We sincerely hope that the articles on our blog arm readers with the information needed to avoid being involved in such accidents. Content on this blog should not be construed as legal advice.


Marshall — 2 People Killed, 3 Others Injured in Multi-Vehicle Accident on U.S. Route 80

Posted on Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 at 7:52 pm by Williams Hart   

Just before 7 p.m. on Sunday, January 5, 2020, two people were killed and three others were injured in a multi-vehicle accident that occurred near Marshall, Texas.

According to initial reports, a 2007 Dodge Caliper was traveling southbound on County Road 2218 when it failed to stop at the intersection of the U.S. Route 80. As a result, it lost control and rolled into the eastbound lane of the highway where it was struck by a 2017 Ford Mustang. That crash caused the Dodge Caliper to enter the westbound lane where a 2019 Chevrolet Blazer struck it.

The driver of the Dodge Caliper, 22-year-old Haley Lynn Carroll, and a passenger, 23-year-old Dusty James Gabbard, were both pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Ford Mustang, 20-year-old Nathan Charles Guyer, was treated at and released from a Marshall hospital. The driver of the Chevrolet Blazer, 69-year-old Jesse Wayne Wink, and a passenger, 65-year-old Barbara Wink, were both taken to a Marshall hospital where they are listed in stable condition.

The crash still remains under investigation.

It is unfortunate to hear of what happened to the victims in this accident. Alas, there are countless other victims who suffered the same fate. Car accidents like this are awfully common nowadays. In statistics provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), car accidents occur almost every minute of every day, and every 16 minutes, someone dies from a car accident. This can be translated to be about 6 million car accidents every year and about 37,000 people dying from them.

A particular kind of car accident that is fairly common and also incredibly dangerous is the broadside collision, also known as the T-bone or side-impact collision. This kind of car accident involves a vehicle being hit on its side by the front end of another vehicle. Crash research and analysis of accident data have shown that broadside accidents represent 13% of all car accidents in the United States and that 18% of all fatal car accidents are broadside-style collisions.

Additionally, the NHTSA reported that about 8,000 people are killed every year in this type of accident. And more often than not, if someone is lucky enough to survive this collision, they might suffer from other severe injuries, such as brain injuries, broken bones, internal injuries, and back, neck, and spine injuries. Passengers on the struck side of the vehicle often sustain injuries far worse than those received in rear-end crashes.

Car accidents, especially broadside collisions, are quite difficult for the victims and their respective families. Thankfully, there are lawyers that specialize in car accidents/broadside collisions, so if you are a victim of this kind of accident, or you know someone who is, or you lost a loved one because of this, then please never hesitate to ask for help from these lawyers. They will help you in protecting your rights and in getting you the justice that you deserve.

If someone you love was seriously hurt or killed in an accident, you may be unsure of where to turn. The attorneys of Williams Hart have experience helping people through the aftermath of catastrophic accidents, and we can help you too. Contact our law firm at (713) 352-7071 to speak with an experienced lawyer today.

Note: We report on the types of accidents and injuries our law firm has experience handling. Our hearts go out to victims of the accidents described on this blog, and we hope that future accidents, injuries, and deaths can be prevented. These posts are gathered from recent stories in the news. As new developments occur, these stories are often updated. If information contained within this article is false or outdated, please contact us so we can include the new information or make a correction.

Disclaimer: Williams Hart hopes that by showing how often catastrophic accidents occur, we can begin a conversation about how to reduce or prevent them. We sincerely hope that the articles on our blog arm readers with the information needed to avoid being involved in such accidents. Content on this blog should not be construed as legal advice.


Ingleside — Man Dies After Alleged DUI Accident on Texas State Highway 361

Posted on Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 at 7:33 pm by Williams Hart   

Around early morning on Monday, January 20, 2020, a man was killed in a suspected DUI accident that occurred in San Patricio County, Texas.

According to initial reports, Justin L. Gibson was driving a 2019 Jeep Wrangler along Texas State Highway 361, just half a mile outside of Ingleside, when all of a sudden, the vehicle veered off the roadway, struck a wood fence, a utility pole, and a palm tree.

Gibson was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers said that Gibson had been drinking alcohol before the crash, but that is still under investigation.

It is unfortunate to hear of the death of Justin L. Gibson. Alas, there are countless other victims who suffered the same fate. Car accidents are a problem in this day and age, and yet they still continue to happen on a regular basis. In statistics provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), car accidents occur almost every minute of every day, and every 16 minutes, someone dies from a car accident. This can be translated to be about 6 million car accidents every year and about 37,000 people dying from them.

Moreover, statistics show that about 16% of these car accidents are crashes where the vehicle leaves the road. In this type of car crash, a car would usually collide into a lamppost, a tree, or a building, etc. Lamppost and tree collisions comprise about 31% of fatalities in this type of vehicular accident.

There are a lot of possible causes and factors for this kind of vehicular crash. Some of these are drunken/distracted driving, traffic accidents, medical emergencies, age, and even the weather (for example, the fog making the roads not visible, or the rain making the road slippery, etc.).

Car accidents are quite difficult for the victims and their respective families. Thankfully, there are lawyers that specialize in car accidents, so if you are a victim of this kind of accident, or you know someone who is, or you lost a loved one because of this, then please never hesitate to ask for help from these lawyers. They will help you in protecting your rights and in getting you the justice that you deserve.

If someone you love was seriously hurt or killed in an accident, you may be unsure of where to turn. The attorneys of Williams Hart have experience helping people through the aftermath of catastrophic accidents, and we can help you too. Contact our law firm at (713) 352-7071 to speak with an experienced lawyer today.

Note: We report on the types of accidents and injuries our law firm has experience handling. Our hearts go out to victims of the accidents described on this blog, and we hope that future accidents, injuries, and deaths can be prevented. These posts are gathered from recent stories in the news. As new developments occur, these stories are often updated. If information contained within this article is false or outdated, please contact us so we can include the new information or make a correction.

Disclaimer: Williams Hart hopes that by showing how often catastrophic accidents occur, we can begin a conversation about how to reduce or prevent them. We sincerely hope that the articles on our blog arm readers with the information needed to avoid being involved in such accidents. Content on this blog should not be construed as legal advice.


Marlin — Man Dies After Vehicle Crashes into Tree, Rolls Over on FM 147

Posted on Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 at 7:21 pm by Williams Hart   

Just after 10 p.m. on Sunday, January 19, 2020, a man was killed in a single-vehicle accident that occurred in Falls County, Texas.

According to initial reports, Christopher Lang, 32, was driving a Dodge Challenger westbound on FM 147, about two miles east of Marlin, when all of a sudden, the vehicle crossed into the eastbound lane, ran off the road, and crashed into a tree. Upon collision, the car overturned multiple times.

Lang was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash still remains under investigation.

It is unfortunate to hear of the death of Christopher Lang. Alas, there are countless other victims who suffered the same fate. Car accidents like this are awfully common nowadays. In statistics provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), car accidents occur almost every minute of every day, and every 16 minutes, someone dies from a car accident. This can be translated to be about 6 million car accidents every year and about 37,000 people dying from them.

A particular kind of vehicular accident that is considered to be one of the deadliest is a rollover. A 2010 statistics showed that rollovers comprised only 2.1% of nearly 9.1 million vehicular accidents, but they did account for well over 35% of all deaths. According to numerous studies, about 69% of the people who died from rollovers were not wearing any seatbelts at the time of the accident.

Vehicular accidents, especially those involving rollovers, are quite difficult for the victims and their respective families. Thankfully, there are lawyers that specialize in car accidents/rollover accidents, so if you are a victim of this kind of accident, or you know someone who is, or you lost a loved one because of this, then please never hesitate to ask for help from these lawyers. They will help you in protecting your rights and in getting you the justice that you deserve.

If someone you love was seriously hurt or killed in an accident, you may be unsure of where to turn. The attorneys of Williams Hart have experience helping people through the aftermath of catastrophic accidents, and we can help you too. Contact our law firm at (713) 352-7071 to speak with an experienced lawyer today.

Note: We report on the types of accidents and injuries our law firm has experience handling. Our hearts go out to victims of the accidents described on this blog, and we hope that future accidents, injuries, and deaths can be prevented. These posts are gathered from recent stories in the news. As new developments occur, these stories are often updated. If information contained within this article is false or outdated, please contact us so we can include the new information or make a correction.

Disclaimer: Williams Hart hopes that by showing how often catastrophic accidents occur, we can begin a conversation about how to reduce or prevent them. We sincerely hope that the articles on our blog arm readers with the information needed to avoid being involved in such accidents. Content on this blog should not be construed as legal advice.


Boys Ranch — Woman Killed, 3 Other People Injured in Head-On Collision on Ranch Road 1061

Posted on Monday, January 20th, 2020 at 8:11 pm by Williams Hart   

At approximately 11:30 a.m. on Friday, December 27, 2019, a woman was killed and three other people were injured in a head-on collision that occurred in Oldham County, Texas.

According to initial reports, a Toyota Camry was traveling westbound on Ranch Road 1061 while a Jeep Grand Cherokee was traveling eastbound. The Camry was traveling through a curve on the wrong side of the road and crashed into the Jeep head-on. The vehicles both ended up in ditches on opposite sides of the road.

A passenger of the Jeep, 38-year-old Tara Marsh, later died at the hospital from her injuries sustained in the crash.

Three others were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The crash still remains under investigation.

It is unfortunate to hear of what happened to the victims in this accident. Alas, there are countless other victims who suffered the same fate. Car accidents like this are awfully common nowadays. In statistics provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), car accidents occur almost every minute of every day, and every 16 minutes, someone dies from a car accident. This can be translated to be about 6 million car accidents every year and about 37,000 people dying from them.

A specific kind of car accident that is incredibly deadly is a head-on collision. The reason why a head-on collision is said to be incredibly deadly is because of the increased force that is sustained by both vehicles. Reports estimate that head-on collisions only comprise 2% of reported crashes, but they account for over 10% of driving fatalities. Some of the common outcomes of a head-on collision are spinal injuries, brain injuries, catastrophic injuries, broken bones, paralysis, and of course death.

Car accidents, especially head-on collisions, are quite difficult for the victims and their respective families. Thankfully, there are lawyers that specialize in car accidents/head-on collisions, so if you are a victim of this kind of accident, or you know someone who is, or you lost a loved one because of this, then please never hesitate to ask for help from these lawyers. They will help you in protecting your rights and in getting you the justice that you deserve.

If someone you love was seriously hurt or killed in an accident, you may be unsure of where to turn. The attorneys of Williams Hart have experience helping people through the aftermath of catastrophic accidents, and we can help you too. Contact our law firm at (713) 352-7071 to speak with an experienced lawyer today.

Note: We report on the types of accidents and injuries our law firm has experience handling. Our hearts go out to victims of the accidents described on this blog, and we hope that future accidents, injuries, and deaths can be prevented. These posts are gathered from recent stories in the news. As new developments occur, these stories are often updated. If information contained within this article is false or outdated, please contact us so we can include the new information or make a correction.

Disclaimer: Williams Hart hopes that by showing how often catastrophic accidents occur, we can begin a conversation about how to reduce or prevent them. We sincerely hope that the articles on our blog arm readers with the information needed to avoid being involved in such accidents. Content on this blog should not be construed as legal advice.


Lubbock — 1 Person Dead, 3 Others Injured in T-Bone Collision on North Frankford Avenue

Posted on Monday, January 20th, 2020 at 8:01 pm by Williams Hart   

At around 8:50 p.m. on Monday, December 23, 2019, one person was killed and three others were injured in a T-bone collision that occurred in Lubbock, Texas.

According to initial reports, a car was traveling eastbound on Kent Street, approaching a stop sign. Meanwhile, a pickup truck was traveling northbound on North Frankford Avenue. Both vehicles entered the intersection and collided with each other.

The driver of the car, 34-year-old Zamundio Castro, was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger in the car was transported to UMC with serious injuries. Two passengers from the pickup truck were also transported to UMC with minor injuries.

The crash still remains under investigation.

It is unfortunate to hear of what happened to the victims in this accident. Alas, there are countless other victims who suffered the same fate. Car accidents like this are awfully common nowadays. In statistics provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), car accidents occur almost every minute of every day, and every 16 minutes, someone dies from a car accident. This can be translated to be about 6 million car accidents every year and about 37,000 people dying from them.

A particular kind of car accident that is fairly common and also incredibly dangerous is the broadside collision, also known as the T-bone or side-impact collision. This kind of car accident involves a vehicle being hit on its side by the front end of another vehicle. Crash research and analysis of accident data have shown that broadside accidents represent 13% of all car accidents in the United States and that 18% of all fatal car accidents are broadside-style collisions.

Additionally, the NHTSA reported that about 8,000 people are killed every year in this type of accident. And more often than not, if someone is lucky enough to survive this collision, they might suffer from other severe injuries, such as brain injuries, broken bones, internal injuries, and back, neck, and spine injuries. Passengers on the struck side of the vehicle often sustain injuries far worse than those received in rear-end crashes.

Car accidents, especially broadside collisions, are quite difficult for the victims and their respective families. Thankfully, there are lawyers that specialize in car accidents/broadside collisions, so if you are a victim of this kind of accident, or you know someone who is, or you lost a loved one because of this, then please never hesitate to ask for help from these lawyers. They will help you in protecting your rights and in getting you the justice that you deserve.

If someone you love was seriously hurt or killed in an accident, you may be unsure of where to turn. The attorneys of Williams Hart have experience helping people through the aftermath of catastrophic accidents, and we can help you too. Contact our law firm at (713) 352-7071 to speak with an experienced lawyer today.

Note: We report on the types of accidents and injuries our law firm has experience handling. Our hearts go out to victims of the accidents described on this blog, and we hope that future accidents, injuries, and deaths can be prevented. These posts are gathered from recent stories in the news. As new developments occur, these stories are often updated. If information contained within this article is false or outdated, please contact us so we can include the new information or make a correction.

Disclaimer: Williams Hart hopes that by showing how often catastrophic accidents occur, we can begin a conversation about how to reduce or prevent them. We sincerely hope that the articles on our blog arm readers with the information needed to avoid being involved in such accidents. Content on this blog should not be construed as legal advice.

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