Westlake, TX – One Killed in Crash On US 377 Near Texas 170
Westlake, TX (May 3, 2019) – On Thursday, May 2, police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a collision on US 377.
The incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. According to reports, a driver was traveling south on US 377 and Texas-170 in Westlake when he ran a red light and struck an 18-wheeler. For unknown reasons, a third car was involved in the collision as well.
One male driver was killed in the incident and pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident. The driver’s female passenger was not seriously injured and she was released from the scene by police.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Collisions In Texas
Every year, more than 3,700 people lose their lives in fatal collisions along Texas roadways. Sadly, these victims often leave behind grieving families and friends. In most cases, surviving family members are required to take over the costs of funeral and burial expenses to ensure the victim has the proper end of life arrangements. When victims lose their lives due to the negligent or reckless acts of others, surviving family members should contact a Texas wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.
Texas car accident attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have nearly 20-years of combined experience helping victims and their families get the justice and compensation they deserve. Our attorneys understand the difficulties surviving family members face in the aftermath of fatal collisions. For this reason, we work diligently to ensure families are able to move forward in the best way possible. If your loved one died in a collision caused by a negligent driver, contact the Benton Law Firm at (214) 219-4878 to see what legal options are available for you.
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