Robert Gerstenkorn Killed, Sherry Gerstenkorn Injured in Head-On Collision on FM 2280 near 805B in Johnson County
Johnson County, TX. (January 6, 2021)- 70-year-old Robert Gerstenkorn was killed, and 67-year-old Sherry Gerstenkorn was injured in a two-vehicle crash on December 31, 2020 in Johnson County, Texas. The accident occurred around 4:00 p.m. on FM 2280 near 805B. DPS reported that the driver of a southbound Cadillac XTS SUV veered into the northbound lane and struck a Dodge Ram 1500 occupied by the Gerstenkorns. Robert was transported to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Sherry was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries. The driver of the Cadillac was transported to the hospital for treatment. The crash remains under investigation.
We wish Sherry Gerstenkorn 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 family of Robert Gerstenkorn. 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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