Austin, TX – Wing Cheung Chou Died In Crash With Firetruck On SH 45
Austin, TX (April 11, 2019) – On April 6, around 3:30 p.m., Austin Police responded to the scene of a motor vehicle incident in the 14000 block of North SH 45.
According to police, 69-year-old Wing Cheung Chou was traveling eastbound on SH 45 in a blue Honda when he lost control of his vehicle. The car slid into a concrete barrier and then rear-ended an Austin Fire Department truck, which was parked along the roadway.
Both Mr. Chou and a passenger in the vehicle were transported to St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center for treatment. Chou later succumbed to his injuries while his passenger remained in the hospital.
Our deepest sympathies go out to the Chou family during this very difficult time. Our thoughts are with the injured passenger and their family as we hope for a full recovery.
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Every year over 3700 people lose their lives in motor vehicle oxidants across Texas. Unfortunately, the chances of sustaining fatal injuries are greatly increased and accidents convolving large commercial vehicles like fire trucks.
When victims lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents, they often leave behind grieving family members. These individuals are left to struggle, both emotionally and financially, as a result of this tragic incident. In cases where victims lose their lives as the result of another person’s negligence, surviving family members should contact a Texas wrongful death attorney.
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