Texas roadways are busy thoroughfares, often cluttered with traffic. It is imperative that all motorists act with safety and caution behind the wheels of their vehicles to protect themselves and others while traveling. A distracted driver or otherwise negligent motorist can cause a fatal accident that takes the lives of innocent victims.
A recent tragedy occurred near Robstown that involved four young women who were traveling together. State troopers reported that the car began to veer to the left, at which point, the driver seems to have over-corrected her steering. The vehicle then went out of control into oncoming traffic.
The car crashed into a tractor-trailer in the oncoming lane. Sadly, two teenagers, ages 17 and 19, were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. Another 18-year-old passenger suffered critical injuries and was transported to a local hospital for emergency care. She later succumbed to her injuries. The driver of the car was listed in stable condition, and the driver of the truck remained uninjured in the collision.
When a family suffers the untimely death of a loved one in a fatal accident in Texas, they may face undue financial debt that only adds to their suffering. Funeral expenses, medical costs from care rendered before death and other accident-associated expenses often result in mounting bills that a family may not be prepared to pay. The law allows those in such circumstances to file wrongful death claims in civil court to seek compensation for damages. A monetary judgment issued in a successfully litigated case can be used for debt relief purposes.
Source: kiiitv.com, “Three Girls Killed In Accident Near Robstown Identified”, March 21, 2016