Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : March 26, 2019

Bardwell, TX – Victims In Crash On Highway 34 Identified

Bardwell, TX (March 25, 2019) – On Sunday, the Texas Department of Safety responded to a fatal collision on Highway 34.

Around 10 a.m. March 24, two vehicles collided head-on, resulting in fatal injuries for all five victims involved. According to police, the westbound pickup truck veered into an eastbound car driven by 67-year-old Michael Spurgeon Sr.

Spurgeon, 67, and his son Michael Spurgeon Jr, 40, were both killed instantly. The pickup truck driver, 31-year-old Jose Munoz, and his two passengers, an 8-year-old girl, and a 5-year-old boy, were all killed instantly in this collision.

Police continue to investigate the cause of this incident.

Our deepest condolences go out to the Spurgeon and Munoz families as they deal with their tragic loss.  Our thoughts and prayers are with them all at this unimaginable time.

Fatal Collisions In Texas

Bardwell, TX – Victims In Crash On Highway 34 Identified As Michael Spurgeon Sr., Michael Spurgeon Jr., Jose Munoz, And Two ChildrenStatistics published by the Texas Department of Public Safety show that 3,721 people were killed during 2017 in fatal car accidents in Texas.  Dealing with the loss of a loved one is often tragic in itself. Discovering that your loved one lost their life as the result of a negligent or reckless driver further compounds the devastation families suffer from in these instances. Surviving family members are encouraged to contact a Texas accident lawyer to file a wrongful death lawsuit.

Although compensation will not bring back your loved one, it can help alleviate some of the financial burdens subsequent to the car accidents. Texas wrongful death attorneys at the Benton Law Firm work diligently to surviving family members get the justice they deserve. Our skilled attorneys have helped clients across Texas obtain millions of dollars in compensation for injuries and damages from accidents. If you were injured, or your loved one lost their life, in an accident caused by a negligent or reckless driver, contact our law firm today at (214) 219-4878 to see what legal options are available for you.

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Disclaimer: The intent of this post is to provide general information to our readers and to help improve the safety and quality of life of those who live in our state. At the Benton Law Firm, we intend to honor those who are victimized in accidents across Texas. We aim to provide up to date information to the public surrounding these incidents in hopes of helping others to avoid becoming victims themselves or to know how to respond should a tragedy occur. Do not rely on any information within this post. Instead, seek further assistance from a legal or medical professional whenever necessary.


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