When young people choose to use a vehicle irresponsibly, they may create a roadway situation that cannot be reversed. A car accident that results from poor driving choices may cause damages to innocent people and result in painful consequences. A Texas intersection was closed down for hours after a recent fatal car accident claimed the lives of two victims and injured others.

The afternoon collision took place when a Porsche and a tractor-trailer crashed head-on. An SUV was also involved in the wreck. A witness claims to have seen the expensive sports car traveling at a very high rate of speed as it ran a red light and pummeled through the intersection. When speed limits and traffic lights are disregarded, a driver risks serious consequences that could impact the lives of other people around them.

The 19-year-old driver of the sports car and one of the young teen occupants were killed from injuries suffered during the impact. A 15-year-old passenger in the Porsche suffered injuries, as did the driver of the SUV, though the extent of their damage has not been detailed. The driver of the 18 wheeler truck survived without any injury.

A fatal crash can result when posted speed limits and/or other traffic laws are not respected. A Texas family that has seen their child injured or killed in a tragic car accident may question the process of seeking justice as they work through the difficult experience. A person has the right to seek professional help as they look to insurance and the estate of the deceased driver for restitution, particularly when the evidence suggests that the driver deemed to have been at fault was operating the vehicle recklessly.

Source: kxan.com, “Police ID teens killed in Leander crash”, Patrick Tolbert, Aug. 11, 2014