Temple — Woman Dead After Rock Thrown from Texas Overpass Slams Through Windshield
Posted on Monday, March 11th, 2019 at 11:53 pm by Williams Hart | Updated: Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 at 9:54 pm
On Saturday, March 9, 2019, a woman was killed after somebody threw a rock off a railroad overpass in Temple, Texas, and the rock slammed through the windshield of the vehicle she was in.
According to the Temple Police Department, a family of five was traveling northbound on Interstate 35, near Belair Drive, when someone threw a large rock from the railroad track overpass onto the highway. The rock then slammed through the vehicle’s windshield, hitting the front passenger, 33-year-old Keila Ruby Flores. Flores suffered critical injuries and was brought to a nearby hospital. Sadly, she later succumbed to her injuries and died.
The police are still investigating this accident.
It is unfortunate to hear of what happened to Keila Ruby Flores. Alas, she is not the only one whose life is taken away by a car accident. 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.
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.
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