Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : June 14, 2022

Kleberg, TX – Child Killed In Crash On US Highway 77

Kleberg, TX (May 29, 2019) – Around 4 p.m. on May 28, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on US Highway 77 near State Highway 285.

According to reports, a Chevrolet Suburban was traveling north along Highway 77 when it crossed into the southbound lanes. Upon crossing the center median, the Suburban collided head-on with a semi-truck.

A 2-year-old child inside the Suburban was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident. A second child inside the vehicle was seriously injured and transported to Driscoll Children’s Hospital. The driver of the Suburban was extricated. The male driver was transported to CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital in Shoreline, while a female passenger and a third child were all transported to CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital in Kleberg.

The driver of the semi was injured and transported to an area hospital as well.

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 child who lost their life in this accident.  Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Accidents In Texas

Losing a loved one is difficult under any circumstances. The loss of a child brings forth unimaginable pain to parents, siblings, friends, and other family members. Unfortunately, motor vehicle accidents continue to be the leading cause of accidental death for children across the United States.

When children lose their lives in automobile accidents caused by reckless and negligent drivers, families are left to deal with the costs for medical treatment, funeral arrangements, and other damages incurred from their accidents. In some cases, surviving family members can contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to get the justice they deserve.

For over twenty years, Texas car accident attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have helped countless victims and their families get the justice and compensation they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one. Our aggressive injury accident attorneys in Texas work diligently to help families move forward from their tragic loss. Contact our Law firm today at (214) 219-4878 to see what legal options are available for you.

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Disclaimer: The intent of this post is to provide general information to our readers and to help improve the safety and quality of life of those who live in our state. At the Benton Law Firm, we intend to honor those who are victimized in accidents across Texas. We aim to provide up to date information to the public surrounding these incidents in hopes of helping others to avoid becoming victims themselves or to know how to respond should a tragedy occur. Do not rely on any information within this post. Instead, seek further assistance from a legal or medical professional whenever necessary.

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