19-Year-Old Madison O’Neil and 17-Year-Old Taina Rivera Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash on FM 3009 and Webster Drive in Schertz
Schertz, TX. (August 3, 2020)- Madison O’Neil and Taina Rivera were killed in a two-vehicle crash on July 31, 2020 in Schertz, Texas. The crash occurred around 1:00 a.m. at the FM 3009 and Webster Drive intersection. Police reported that O’Neil was driving a Nissan Altima when she attempted to make a left hand turn and was struck by a Jeep Cherokee. O’Neil was pronounced dead at the scene. Rivera, a passenger of the Altima, was transported to San Antonio Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries. The driver of the Jeep was treated at the scene. No further details have been provided at this time. The crash remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of Madison O’Neil and Taina Rivera. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Car Accidents in Texas
Unfortunately, about 90 people lose their lives in car accidents every day throughout the country. There are numerous contributing factors that lead to fatal car accidents, but the most common factor is negligence. When drivers aren’t paying attention, even just for a few seconds, they are liable to accidentally cause an accident. If someone loses their life in a car accident, their immediate family members may be able to file wrongful death lawsuits against all liable parties.
At The Benton Law Firm, we help families file wrongful death lawsuits against drivers whose negligent actions killed their loved ones. We work hard to help families receive as much compensation as possible to pay for funeral expenses and more. If you lost a loved one in a car accident, contact our office today at (214) 777-7777.
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