80-Year-Old Inez Whitener Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash on Dessau Road and Bradbury Lane in Austin
Austin, TX. (August 28, 2020)- Inez Whitener was killed in a two-vehicle crash that occurred on August 10, 2020 in Austin, Texas. The crash occurred around 1:20 p.m. at the Dessau Road and Bradbury Lane intersection. Police reported that Whitener was driving a 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage eastbound on Bradbury Lane when she was struck by a southbound 2012 Nissan Armada. Whitener was transported to St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries on August 21, 2020. The driver of the Nissan sustained minor injuries and was cited for no driver’s license and failing to maintain financial responsibility. The crash remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincerest condolences to the family of Inez Whitener. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Vehicle Collisions in Texas
In 2016, at least one car accident was reported every 60 seconds in Texas. Researchers deemed speed as the leading cause of most collisions throughout the state. When drivers fail to obey traffic laws, they risk losing control of their vehicles and causing deadly collisions.
When families lose their loved ones in car accidents caused by other drivers, they have the right to file wrongful death lawsuits against all negligent parties. Even those who are injured have the right to file personal injury lawsuits as long as they were not at fault.
At The Benton Law Firm, our experienced Texas personal injury lawyers have nearly 20 years of experience helping clients win their cases and receiving large settlements to cover damages and losses. If you or a loved one was hurt in a car accident, contact our office today for a free consultation at (214)777-7777.
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