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Port Lavaca — 1 Person Dead, 3 Others Injured in Multi-Vehicle Accident on Texas State Highway 35

Posted on Thursday, December 19th, 2019 at 8:58 pm by Williams Hart   

Just before 5:40 a.m. on Thursday, December 19, 2019, one person was killed and three others were injured in a multi-vehicle accident that occurred in Calhoun County, Texas.

According to initial reports, Martin Islas was driving a 1994 Chevrolet pickup truck southwest on Texas State Highway 35, near Port Lavaca, and was followed by a 2003 Ford F-150 pickup truck that was driven by 41-year-old Roberto Delossantos.

Meanwhile, Juan Ellierh Bravo, 23, was traveling northwest on the highway when all of a sudden, he fell asleep. As a result, he drifted into the southbound traffic lane and struck the Ford pickup.

The Ford pickup skidded to a stop in the south bar ditch. The Expedition continued northwest, striking the front left of the Chevrolet pickup with the front left of the Expedition. The Expedition became disabled and skidded to a stop in the northbound traffic lane. The Chevrolet entered a side skid, rolling into the ditch on the north side of the roadway.

Martin Islas was pronounced dead at the scene. Two occupants in the Chevrolet pickup, identified as Eloy Franco Bautista and Francis Lee Williams, were both transported to Memorial Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Juan Ellierh Bravo was also injured and transported to Citizen’s Medical Center in serious 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 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.


Port Lavaca — 3 People Hospitalized After T-Bone Collision on Texas State Highway 35

Posted on Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 at 9:48 pm by Williams Hart   

At around 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 8, 2019, three people were injured in a T-bone collision that occurred in Port Lavaca, Texas.

According to initial reports, a 2020 Dodge Ram was traveling southbound on Texas State Highway 35 and was attempting to turn left onto Texas State Highway 185. Meanwhile, a 1999 Ford F-150 was traveling northeast on Texas State Highway 35 and a 2017 Chevrolet pickup was stopped at the stop sign at the intersection of the two highways, waiting to turn left. However, the Chevrolet failed to yield the right of way to the Ford F-150 and attempted to turn left onto TX-185.

As a result, the Ford struck the Dodge Ram in the front bumper with his front bumper, and then the Ford also struck the Chevrolet at the stop sign.

Both occupants of the Dodge were transported to Citizens in Victoria in stable condition. Meanwhile, the driver of the Ford, 28-year-old Jose Ramiro Hinojosa, was airlifted to Memorial Hermann in Houston with significant 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.


Point Comfort — 6 People Injured After Rear-End Collision on Texas State Highway 35

Posted on Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 at 8:20 pm by Williams Hart   

Just before 7 a.m. on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, six people were hospitalized after a rear-end collision caused a multi-vehicle accident in Calhoun County, Texas.

According to initial reports, a 2019 Ford F-150, driven by Miguel A. Diaz, was traveling northbound on Texas State Highway 35 and was attempting to turn into gate six at the Formosa Plant. Meanwhile, a 2012 Kia Sorento, driven by Emilia Celine Lopez, was also traveling northbound on the highway behind the F-150. Lopez failed to control her speed, and so, she rear-ended Diaz’s car.

The impact pushed Diaz’s car into the oncoming lane of the highway. As a result, a southbound 2014 Mercedes-Benz, driven by Samantha Nicol Reyes, was unable to avoid Diaz’s car and struck his car in the front right bumper. At the same time, a northbound 2015 Ford F-250, driven by David Easton, was also unable to avoid Lopez’s car and struck it in the rear, thus pushing her car in the grassy barrow ditch.

The drivers and the passengers of the vehicles were all transported to the hospital for treatment. Emilia Lopez is reported to be in serious condition, while the rest are 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 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.

A particular kind of vehicular accident that is fairly common in the United States is a rear-end collision. It has been reported that there are about 1.7 million rear-end collisions in the U.S. every year, and from that number, roughly 1,700 people die while another 500,000 are injured. The National Transportation Safety Bureau (NTSB) also notes that 87% of rear-end collisions happened simply because the driver was not paying attention to the road.

Car accidents, especially rear-end collisions, are quite difficult for the victims and their respective families. Thankfully, there are lawyers that specialize in car accidents/rear-end 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.


Alvin — Friendswood Daycare Bus Collides with Nissan on Texas State Highway 35

Posted on Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 at 9:05 pm by Williams Hart   

At around 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, a bus vs. car collision occurred near Alvin, Texas.

According to initial reports, the Friendswood daycare bus filled with children collided with a Nissan at the intersection of Texas State Highway 35 and Victory Lane. The driver of the Nissan was not seriously injured. The children inside the bus and the driver were also not seriously injured.

However, the bus driver was cited for this collision.

The crash still remains under investigation.

It is great to hear that no one was seriously injured in this accident. Unfortunately, there are countless other victims who are not as lucky. Vehicular 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 for 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.

An accident involving a bus is a particular kind of vehicular accident, and it is fairly common even though buses are often deemed as a safe mode of transportation. According to the NHTSA, between 2000 and 2007, there have been 1,093 fatal bus accidents, and from this number, about 1,315 people died, and 3,471 were injured. In other words, about 137 bus-crash-related fatalities occur every year.

Vehicular accidents, especially bus accidents, are quite difficult for the victims and their respective families. Thankfully, there are lawyers that specialize in bus 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.


Rockport — Paramedic Killed in Rollover Accident on Texas State Highway 35

Posted on Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 at 9:24 pm by Williams Hart   

A longtime paramedic was killed in a rollover accident that occurred in Rockport, Texas on Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

According to initial reports, Keith Hammes, 41, was traveling along Texas State Highway 35, near 19th Street, when all of a sudden, he lost control of the vehicle. As a result, he crashed, and the force from the crash sent the vehicle into a ditch close by, thus causing it to roll over.

Hammes was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash still remains under investigation.

It is unfortunate to hear of the death of Keith Hammes. 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 for 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.

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