Rusk County, TX – 1 Killed And 1 Injured In Fatal Crash On U.S. Hwy 259
Rusk County, TX (November 23, 2019) A fatal accident happened on the afternoon of November 21st. According to reports, a Cadillac SRX was headed east on FM 850 and came to a stop at U.S. Highway 259. Simultaneously, an Infinity G35 was headed south on U.S. Highway 259 as it approached the intersection. As the Cadillac attempted to cross the intersection, it was hit by the Infiniti. The accident happened at about 4:30 p.m.
When the paramedics and other crews arrived, they found the driver of the Cadillac critically injured and rushed him to the nearest hospital. Unfortunately, he did not survive. He has been identified as 76-year-old Henry Earl Robertson. The driver of the Infinity was also injured and rushed to a nearby hospital. She has been identified as 21-year-old Dream Marie Reese.
The accident is currently under investigation.
We send our condolences to the family of Henry Earl Robertson. Our thoughts are with them at this time. We also wish Dream Marie Reese a complete recovery.
Car Accidents in Texas
Studies show that accidents that occur at intersections are responsible for about 20 percent of all fatal collisions. These types of accidents are the second most common type of accident to be involved in. Unfortunately, most are caused by negligence, which includes failing to yield the right-of-way to oncoming vehicles by being distracted, drunk, aggressive, or fatigued.
At The Benton Law Firm, our attorneys believe that those involved in collisions should be fairly compensated for injuries and damages, as long as they were not responsible for the collision. We have assisted thousands of clients with their wrongful death and personal injury lawsuits. If you or someone you love was involved in a car accident, contact our office today at (214) 219-4878.
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