3 Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash on U.S. 180 East and Garrett Morris Parkway/FM Road 1821 North in Mineral Wells
Mineral Wells, TX. (March 31, 2020)- Three people were injured in a five-vehicle crash on March 26, 2020 in Mineral Wells, Texas. The accident occurred at about 12:20 p.m. at the U.S. Highway 180 and Garrett Morris Parkway (FM Road 1821). Police reported that a small passenger car was traveling eastbound on U.S. Highway 180 at a high rate of speed when it ran a red light at the intersection. The passenger car collided with two vehicles crossing on Garrett Morris Parkway before striking a box truck and a pickup truck at the intersection. The passenger car driver and a passenger were airlifted to a Fort Worth hospital with serious injuries. One of the other drivers was transported to Palo Pinto Hospital with non-incapacitating injuries. Five other victims were evaluated and released or declined medical treatment at the scene. The crash remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families. We wish them a full and speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Texas
Unfortunately, vehicle collisions occur every single day due to negligence, faulty auto parts, hazardous weather, bad roads, and more. Out of all of these contributing factors, negligence is the most common, which includes texting, speeding, driving while intoxicated, falling asleep at the wheel, and more. Because negligent actions are avoidable, focused drivers would eliminate most accidents, which means less people would sustain injuries.
At The Benton Law Firm, we work very hard to assist injured victims with their personal injury lawsuits so they can be fairly compensated for damages and losses. Our experienced attorneys specialize in proving negligence against liable parties. If you or someone you love was harmed in a car accident, contact our office today for a free consultation at (214) 777-7777. We are eager to legally assist those in need with their cases.
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