Hortensia Almaras Killed, Louise Munoz Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on E. Highway 191 in Odessa
Odessa, TX. (July 11, 2022)- 42-year-old Hortensia Almaras was killed, and 67-year-old Louise Munoz was injured in a two-vehicle crash on July 7, 2022, in Odessa, Texas. The accident occurred around 6:00 p.m. in the 12899 block of E. Highway 191. Police reported that the driver of a 2006 Chevrolet Avalanche failed to control their speed and rear-ended a 2003 Mercedes occupied by the victims. The impact caused both vehicles to leave the roadway and hit a barrier. Almaras, the driver of the Mercedes, was transported to Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries. Munoz, the passenger in the Mercedes, sustained unknown injuries. No further details have been provided at this time. The crash remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Louise Munoz and his family at this time. We wish him a full and speedy recovery.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Hortensia Almaras. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Car Accidents in Texas
In 2016, reports indicate that at least one person sustained injuries every two minutes after being involved in a car crash on Texas roads. The most common causes of vehicle collisions have remained the same over the years, which include distracted driving, drunk driving, reckless driving, and aggressive driving. When victims lose their lives in collisions, due to the negligent actions of others, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
At The Benton Law Firm, we are passionate about defending our clients against negligent drivers, which is how we have helped thousands of clients over the course of two decades win their personal injury lawsuits. Our attorneys specialize in gathering evidence and pursuing liable parties for appropriate compensation. Contact our office today if you or a loved one were hurt in a car accident. For those interested in a free consultation, call (214) 777-7777.
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