Dallas, TX – Car Accident on Royal Lane Leaves One Dead and One Injured
Dallas, TX (July 6, 2019) – A car accident early Thursday morning left one dead and another person in critical condition.
The driver of a stolen vehicle reportedly ran a red light, which led to the crash at 2:15 a.m. on Skillman Street and Royal Lane.
According to the Dallas Police Department, a white Dodge Charger was traveling eastbound on Royal Lane as a black Nissan Altima was traveling southbound on Skillman Street. The two vehicles collided after the driver of the Altima ran a red light, and both the driver and front passenger of the Altima were ejected from the car.
They were taken to a local hospital, where the driver was later pronounced dead and the passenger remained in critical condition.
Police later found that the Altima was reported stolen in Mesquite, but the driver of the stolen vehicle and the passenger have not been identified.
The driver of the Charger was also transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Our thoughts go out to the victims and their families.
Deadly Car Accidents in Texas
Throughout the country, Texas consistently leads the nation in the number of fatalities from traffic accidents. In fact, approximately 3,000 people are killed in car accidents in Texas each year.
Unfortunately, these deadly car accidents mean tragic, unforeseen consequences for victims and their families. But victims can contact a car accident attorney in Texas for help, and learn more about getting the fair compensation they deserve.
Our knowledgeable car accident attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have years of experience in helping victims and their families. Contact our car accident attorneys in Dallas, Texas at (214) 777-7777 to schedule a free, no-hassle consultation.
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