One Killed, Three Critically Injured in Head-On Collision on U.S. Highway 62/180 in Hudspeth County
Hudspeth County, TX. (June 16, 2020)- One person was killed, and three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on June 11, 2020 in Hudspeth County, Texas. The accident occurred around 8:45 a.m. on U.S. Highway 62/180. Police reported that 48-year-old Javier Eduardo Terrones was driving a 2016 GMC Sierra pickup truck westbound while a 2001 Nissan Altima was traveling eastbound on the highway. The two vehicles crashed head-on for unknown reasons. The driver of the Nissan was declared dead at the scene. Javier Eduardo Terrones was transported to University Medical Center with incapacitating injuries. 18-year-old Javier Eduardo Terrones Jr. and 35-year old Jose Renteria were passengers of the GMC. Both passengers were transported to Del Sol Medical with serious injuries. The crash remains under investigation.
We wish Javier Eduardo Terrones, Javier Eduardo Terrones Jr. and Jose Renteria a complete recovery. Our thoughts are with them and their families at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased . 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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