Three Killed, Two Injured in Wrong-Way Collision on State Highway 6 in Comanche County
Comanche County, TX. (June 8, 2020)- 19-year-old Everardo Palacios, 20-year-old Bertha Gloria Muniz, 21-year-old Eric Arthur Jason Martinez were killed, and 20-year-old Selena Hernandez was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash on June 2, 2020 in Comanche County, Texas. The accident occurred around 5:00 p.m. on State Highway 6, south of Gorman, Texas. DPS reported that a Chevrolet Cruze was traveling westbound on the highway when the driver veered into the eastbound lane. The driver of a BMW crossed the into the westbound lane to avoid the Chevrolet. The Chevrolet then veered back into the westbound lane and crashed head-on into the BMW. Palacios, Muniz and Martinez were passengers of the BMW. They were all pronounced dead at the scene. Hernandez, the driver of the BMW, was transported to Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene with critical injuries. The driver of the Chevrolet was transported to Comanche County Medical Center with unknown injuries. The crash remains under investigation.
We wish Selena Hernandez a full and speedy recovery. Our thoughts are with her and her family at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of Everardo Palacios, Bertha Gloria Muniz and Eric Arthur Jason Martinez. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Head-On Collisions in Texas
In 2017, over 550 people lost their lives in head-on collisions throughout Texas. These types of collisions often occur at night when drivers are under the influence or fatigued. The body responds to both circumstances in similar ways, including drivers being unable to keep their eyes open, their heads up, or their hands on the wheel.
At Benton Law Firm, our experienced Texas attorneys have successfully helped clients win both personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits. We specialize in both types of lawsuits because we have spent over two decades assisting our clients with them. If you lost a loved one or were injured in a head-on collision, contact our office today at 214-777-7777.
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