Baytown, TX – 4-Year-Old Killed In Crash On I-10 By Crosby Lynchburg Rd
Baytown, TX (May 22, 2019) – On May 22, police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 10 East.
A preliminary investigation of the incident found that around 6:30 a.m., an 18-wheeler and a car were both traveling east along Interstate 10 East, near Crosby Lynchburg Road, when the truck stopped for slowing traffic. As the truck attempted to slow down, it slid into the second lane, where the car was traveling.
The semi-truck collided with the car, forcing the car over the guard rail and causing it to fall to the land below. A 35-year-old male and his 24-year-old wife were both injured in the collision and transported to an area hospital for treatment.
The 4-year-old girl inside the car was found underneath the vehicle. The girl sustained fatal injuries in the incident and was pronounced deceased on scene.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the little girl who lost her life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Car Accidents In Texas
Motor vehicle accidents continue to be the leading cause of accidental death for children across the United States as well as here in Texas. These unfortunate events often have tragic consequences for victims and their families, especially when young children are involved. When children are killed in automobile accidents caused by reckless drivers, it is crucial for surviving family members to contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
Surviving family members may be entitled to restitution to help cover the costs for medical treatment and other damages incurred from fatal accidents. The Benton Law Firm has over twenty years of experience helping accident victims and their families obtain compensation to cover medical expenses, funeral arrangements, and other damages resulting from their accidents. If your loved one died in a motor vehicle accident, contact our car accident attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see what legal options are available for you.
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