Corpus Christi, TX – 1 Killed and 2 Injured in Head-On Collision on County Rd 44
Corpus Christi, TX (July 13, 2019) On the morning of July 13th, a head-on collision happened on County Road 44, not far from County Road 79. A sedan and an SUV crashed head-on at around 10:30 a.m.
When the paramedics arrived at the scene to help, they found two occupants inside of the sedan and three occupants inside of the SUV. They found the driver of the sedan dead at the scene. They found a woman and her toddler injured inside of the SUV. The woman was transported to a nearby hospital via an emergency helicopter while the toddler was transported via ground ambulance.
The police are still investigating what led up to the fatal head-on crash.
Our thoughts are with the deceased driver’s family as they begin grieving. We also wish the woman and the toddler a quick and complete recovery.
Head-On Collisions in Texas
In 2017, the Texas Motor Vehicle Traffic Crash Facts reported that approximately 552 people lost their lives in fatal head-on collisions in Texas. Most head-on collisions occur because of drunk driving, distracted driving, and/or fatigued driving. There are some instances where head-on collisions are caused by malfunctioning or defective auto parts that cause a vehicle to veer into the opposite lane and crash into oncoming vehicles.
At Benton Law Firm, it’s our duty to help our clients win their personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits, especially if they were not liable for causing a collision. We know how expensive damages and losses can be, which is why we work hard to help our clients prove their claims and receive fair compensation. If you or someone you love was harmed in a head-on collision, contact our office for a free consultation at 214-219-4878.
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