Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : April 1, 2019

New Caney, TX – 2 Die and 1 Injured In Head-On Collision Near Lake Houston Wilderness

New Caney, TX (April 1, 2019) – Around 3 a.m. on Sunday, March 31, the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a collision near Lake Houston Wilderness.

The collision occurred along FM-1485 near Ada Lane. According to reports, a Chevrolet Camaro and a Dodge Ram pickup truck collided. The truck, driven by 22-year-old Collen Skelly, was traveling eastbound along FM-1485 when it struck the Camaro head-on. The force of the collision caused the Camaro to roll and become engulfed in flames.

The driver of the Camaro was pronounced deceased on the scene of the accident.  Skelly was transported to Memorial Herman Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. The passenger of the pickup truck, 22-year-old Michael Longoria, was transported to Memorial Herman Hospital where he remains in critical condition.

Our warmest sympathies go out to the family of the victim killed in the Camaro as well as the Skelly family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Michael Longoria. We hope he is able to make a fast and full recovery from his injuries.

Fatal Collisions In Texas

New Caney, TX – Collen Skelly Killed In Head-On Collision Near Lake Houston Wilderness Kills Two And Injures OneEach year, a quarter-million people are injured in car accidents across Texas. Sadly, over 3,700 victims die as a result of injuries sustained in their accidents. Victims who lose their lives in fatal collisions often leave behind families to grieve and bear the costs associated with medical treatments and funeral arrangements.

In some cases, surviving family members can contact a Texas wrongful death attorney to file a lawsuit against the at-fault party. These lawsuits enable surviving family members to obtain compensation and justice from the wrongdoer who caused harm to their loved one.

Our skilled Texas accident injury attorneys from the Benton Law Firm have helped families and victims across Texas collect millions of dollars in compensation for their injuries and damages. We are dedicated to helping those harmed get the justice they deserve from those who caused them harm. If your loved one died as the result of a negligent or reckless driver, contact our skilled Texas car accident attorneys at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free case evaluation as soon as possible.

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