Five Injured in Wrong-Way Crash on East Monte Cristo Road in Edinburg
Edinburg, TX. (May 27, 2021)- Five people were injured in a multi-vehicle crash on May 22, 2021 in Edinburg, Texas. The accident occurred around 7:00 a.m. in the 2800 block of East Monte Cristo Road. Police reported that the driver of a westbound Ford Fusion was traveling in the eastbound lanes when they crashed head-on into a Ford F-150 pickup truck. The Fusion then crashed into Dodge Caravan. The driver of the Fusion was transported DHR in critical condition. Three occupants in the Ford were taken to McAllen Medical with unknown injuries. The Caravan driver was taken to the hospital for treatment. No further details have been provided at this time. The crash remains under investigation.
We wish the injured victims a complete and speedy recovery. Our thoughts are with them and their families 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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