Ellis County, TX – 5 Killed in Fatal Head-On Collision on State Highway 34
Ellis County, TX (March 24, 2019) On the morning of March 24th, a fatal head-on collision happened on State Highway 34, near Bardwell.
According to the reports, a white 2012 Dodge 1500 pickup truck was traveling westbound on the highway while a black 2010 Ford Crown Victoria was traveling in the opposite direction.
The Dodge pickup truck veered into the eastbound lane and crashed head-on with the Crown Victoria at around 10:15 a.m. The accident occurred just west of Highview Park Road.
When the paramedics arrived, they found a total of five people died as a result of the crash.
The authorities are currently investigating the accident to determine what caused the Dodge to cross into the opposite lane.
We send our condolences to all of the families of the people who lost their lives in this horrific crash. Our thoughts are with all of them at this difficult time.
Head-On Collisions in Texas
Recent studies show that in 2017, about 552 people lost their lives in head-on collisions in Texas. Those involved in these types of crashes are more likely to lose their lives or suffer serious injuries because the force of impact is twice as intense as a regular accident. For example, two vehicles that collide head-on at 40 miles per hour, is actually like crashing at 80 miles per hour. For those who lost loved ones in a head-on collision, it’s important to get help from an experienced Texas wrongful death lawyer.
At Benton Law Firm, we have over two decades of experience helping families win their wrongful death lawsuits. Our main priority is to help them retrieve sufficient compensation to cover medical bills, funeral costs, loss of earnings, loss of spousal support, or more. If you or someone you know was harmed in a head-on collision, contact us today at 214-219-4878.
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