Kaufman County, TX – 1 Killed And Several Injured In Head-On Collision On FM 987
Kaufman County, TX (November 23, 2019) A deadly car accident happened at 6:00 p.m. on November 22nd. According to the police, a vehicle was traveling on Farm-to-Market 987 when it veered into the opposite lane and collided head-on into an SUV. Shortly after the initial crash, a Jeep crashed into the SUV.
As a result of the collision, the SUV landed in a ditch, and caused a passenger to eject onto the road.
When emergency crews arrived to help, they found the man deceased at the scene. He has been identified as Jesus Daniel Espinoza.
The drivers of the car and SUV both sustained injuries and were rushed to Baylor University Medical Center via CareFlite. Four other adults, a 10-month-child, and another child were also taken to Baylor University Medical Center for treatment.
The accident is currently under investigation by authorities.
We send our condolences to the family of Jesus Daniel Espinoza. We wish the other eight people involved a quick recovery.
Head-On Collisions in Kaufman County
According to the Texas Department of Transportation, approximately 1,393 car accidents occurred in Kaufman County back in 2012. Out of these accidents, about 27 percent of them were fatal or left those involved with serious injuries. Studies also show that most of the fatal accidents took place in rural areas or on farm-to-market roads.
At The Benton Law Firm, we assist those in need of filing personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits after being involved in a collision they did not cause. Our experienced attorneys have spent about two decades helping victims prove negligence and win their cases. If you or someone you love was hurt in a car accident, contact our office today for a free consultation at (214)-219-4878.
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