UPDATE: Nacogdoches, TX – Laverne Qualls ID’d as Park St Crash Victim
Nacogdoches, TX (January 3, 2020) – The victim killed in the tragic collision on Park Street Tuesday has been identified by police.
On December 31st, around 9:00 p.m., authorities rushed to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident on Park Street. According to reports, 44-year-old Laverne Qualls was attempting to cross the roadway, near the intersection of Crisp Road, when she was struck by a motor vehicle.
The driver of the vehicle, identified as 32-year-old Jimmy Dewayne Watts, remained at the scene of the incident.
Qualls sustained fatal injuries in the collision and was declared deceased at the scene.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of Laverne Qualls. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Pedestrian accidents can and often do have a devastating impact on the lives of victims and families across our state. Unfortunately, more than 600 victims lose their lives in pedestrian accidents annually in Texas. In many cases, victims incur fatal injuries in these collisions as a result of a driver’s reckless and careless actions behind the wheel. When victims lose their lives in these accidents, it is imperative that their families reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
For over two decades, the Texas personal injury attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have helped thousands of families collect the maximum amount of compensation available for funeral services, lost wages, and other damages sustained as a result of a loved one’s fatal collision. We firmly believe wrongdoers should be held accountable and we are dedicated to helping families get the justice they deserve. Contact our pedestrian accident attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to explore legal options available for you.
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