Rains County, TX – Names of Victims in State Highway 276 Crash Released
Rains County, TX (September 13, 2019) – On September 12, at approximately 12:12 p.m., emergency crews responded to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident on State Highway 276.
According to reports, 32-year-old Eddy Clyde Yeley was traveling east on the highway in a 1999 Nissan Maxima when his vehicle collided head-on with a 2015 Ford F-150 driven by 29-year-old Richard Clayton.
Both Yeley and Clayton sustained fatal injuries in the collision and were pronounced deceased at the scene.
Another individual, 74-year-old Robert Michael Jones, who was a passenger in the Ford, was transported to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
At this time, the collision remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the victims who lost their lives in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Collisions in Texas
Roughly every two minutes, a Texas car accident occurs resulting in injuries for at least one victim involved. Unfortunately, these accidents leave more than 3,700 fatally injured each year.
Fatal collisions often cause overwhelming devastation to families across our state. Sadly, surviving relatives are often left to deal with the emotional consequences of these horrific accidents as well as the financial obligations surrounding funeral and burial arrangements. In certain cases, surviving relatives can contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to get the justice and compensation they deserve.
The Benton Law Firm’s personal injury attorneys in Texas have over two decades of experience helping accident victims and their families get the justice they deserve. This is especially true in instances where victims lose their lives due to the negligent and reckless acts of another driver on the road. Contact our Texas car accident attorneys at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free case evaluation to see what legal options are available for you.
Note: The information included in this post was derived from secondary sources and has not been independently confirmed. Any inaccurate information will be corrected immediately after being brought to the site’s attention. If you identify any false information within this story, please inform us immediately so we can adjust the post to contain the most accurate information available surrounding this event.
Disclaimer: The intent of this post is to provide general information to our readers and to help improve the safety and quality of life for 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 avoid becoming victims themselves. If anyone is involved in an accident we would like to make sure they know how to respond, should a tragedy occur. Information in this post, should not be considered legal or medical advice. You should seek further assistance from a legal or medical professional if you or a loved one is a victim in an accident. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.