39-Year-Old Melissa Josefa Diaz Killed in Head-On Crash on State Highway 359 in Jim Wells County
Jim Wells County, TX. (June 8, 2021)- Melissa Josefa Diaz was killed in a two-vehicle crash on June 3, 2021 in Jim Wells County, Texas. The accident occurred shortly before 6:45 p.m. on State Highway 359, eight miles north of Alice, Texas. Police reported that Diaz was traveling southwest in a Jeep Commander while a Ford F-150 was traveling northeast. The Ford then failed to maintain a single lane, veered into the southeast lane and crashed head-on into Diaz. Diaz was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Ford was transported to Christus Spohn Hospital with serious injuries. The crash remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Melissa Josefa Diaz. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Head-On Collision in Texas
Head-on collisions are the most dangerous collisions and often result from drivers losing control of their vehicles, driving under the influence, or driving distracted. Because head-on collisions are considered the most dangerous, the survival rate is extremely low.
At The Benton Law Firm, we help families of deceased victims file wrongful death lawsuits to help receive compensation from all liable parties. Although money cannot replace the death of a loved one, it does help pay for funeral expenses, hospital bills, and more. If you lost a loved one in a head-on collision, contact our office today for a free consultation at (214) 777-7777.
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