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Rogers — 2 People Killed in Head-On Collision on U.S. Route 190

Posted on Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 at 8:10 pm    

At around 10 p.m. on Sunday, June 9, 2019, a head-on collision occurred near Rogers, Texas, and it claimed the lives of two people.

According to initial reports, two vehicles were traveling along U.S. Route 190, just east of Rogers and near Rogers Cemetery Road, when all of a sudden, they collided head-on with each other. A 39-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene while a 57-year-old man was brought to a hospital where he was also pronounced dead.

Meanwhile, another person survived this accident and is currently at the hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.

Investigation is still ongoing for this accident.

It is unfortunate to hear of what happened to the unidentified victims in this accident. Alas, there are countless other victims who suffered the same fate. Car accidents like this are awfully common nowadays. In a 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 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 to 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 Houston 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 (888) 220-0640 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.


Livingston — 1 Person Killed, 2 People Injured in Head-On Collision on U.S. Route 190

Posted on Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 at 9:26 pm    

At around 10:15 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2019, one person was killed and two were injured in a head-on collision that occurred in Polk County, Texas.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), Rebecca Medina, 19, was traveling westbound on U.S. Route 190, two miles west of Livingston, in a 2008 Ford when all of a sudden, she crossed over into oncoming traffic and collided with a 2012 Jeep SUV head-on.

Medina was brought to a hospital in Conroe where she was later pronounced dead. Meanwhile, the driver of the Jeep, 55-year-old Joseph Johnson, and a passenger with him, 55-year-old Tammy Johnson, were brought to hospitals for treatment.

Investigation is still ongoing for this accident.

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 a 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 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 to 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 Houston 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 (888) 220-0640 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.


Woodville — Motorcyclist Dead After Head-On Collision on U.S. 190

Posted on Thursday, February 14th, 2019 at 2:59 am    

At around 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, a fatal motorcycle crash that happened on U.S. 190 killed one person.

According to initial reports, Matthew Calley, the 53-year-old driver of a 2018 Harley Davidson motorcycle, was traveling westbound on U.S. 190 while Derick Simmons, the 41-year-old driver of a 2003 Dodge pickup, was traveling eastbound on the same highway. Simmons claimed that there seemed to be headlights in his traffic lane, so he took evasive action to avoid a collision, but upon doing so, he struck a motorcycle. Both vehicles left the highway near the wood line and caught fire.

Matthew Calley died at the scene while Simmons and his two passengers were treated by medical personnel.

It is unfortunate to hear of what happened to Matthew Calley. Alas, he is only one of the many people whose lives are taken away by a car accident. Car accidents are a problem in this day and age, and yet, they still continue to happen on a regular basis. In a 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 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.

Motorcycle accidents, another 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.

Car accidents, especially motorcycle accidents and head-on collisions, are quite difficult to the victims and their respective families. Thankfully, there are lawyers that specialize in car accidents/motorcycle 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 Houston 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 (888) 220-0640 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.


Jasper — 3-Vehicle Wreck Kills Man on U.S. Highway 190

Posted on Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 at 6:13 am    

A man from Jasper died on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, after he sustained injuries from a 3-vehicle crash that happened on the U.S. Highway 190 in Jasper County on Sunday, January 27, 2019.

According to initial reports, Rex Bryan, 67, was driving a 2001 Dodge Ram pickup north on FM 777. Around at the same time, Carrie Wilburn, 45, was driving a 2007 Chrysler SUV east on Highway 190. Bryan stopped at the stop sign and then pulled out into the path of the Chrysler. He struck it in the back-right quarter panel, which caused the Chrysler to veer off the road and the Dodge to spin into the westbound traffic lane of Highway 190. At this point, the Dodge was struck by a 2014 Dodge Durango SUV driven by 32-year-old Jerri Moore.

Eight people were injured in the crash while Bryan was airlifted to the hospital. Unfortunately, on Wednesday, Bryan was pronounced deceased.

It is unfortunate to hear of Rex Bryan’s death. Alas, he is only one of the very many victims whose lives are taken away by a car accident. Car accidents are a problem in this day and age, and yet, they still continue to happen on a regular basis. In a 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 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 to 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 Houston 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 (888) 220-0640 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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