Mesquite Car Accident Leads To One Fatality
June 27. 2012 10:28 by
in Mesquite, Texas involving one car and two trucks left one driver dead and another injured. According to the investigation of the
, the driver of a Ford Escort, Paul McCoy, collided into a truck that was stalled on the inside lane of Interstate 635 near the Bruton road exit. The Ford Escort then moved into the lane of another truck traveling in the same direction, thereby resulting in another car wreck. Mr. McCoy was killed in the accident, and one of the
was taken to the hospital for his injuries. Officers do not intend to file charges related to the accident.
Sometimes a car accident appears to be just that- an accident. But on closer inspection, there may be facts indicating that one of the parties involved acted in an unreasonable manner that placed the lives of others in jeopardy. That is why it is always important to talk to a personal injury attorney if you were involved in an accident. Know your rights and take advantage of the legal protections available to you. Call the Austin and Dallas personal injury attorneys at
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today if you were injured due to the actions of another.
Wrong Way Car Accident Kills Five People In Mesquite
May 31. 2012 17:19 by
in Mesquite, Texas (a suburb of Dallas) left five people dead, including three children. The
happened at approximately 11:15 p.m. last night on Interstate 20. Just prior to the accident, officers spotted a pickup truck driving the wrong way in the eastbound lanes of traffic. Unfortunately the truck collided head on with an SUV before officers could stop the wrong way driver. Both cars burst into flames due to the crash, killing both drivers and 3 children that were passengers the truck. It is unclear at this time what casued the woman to drive the wrong way.
Avoidable tragedies such as this one plague our Dallas and Austin roadways daily. If you or a loved one has been injured due to the negligence of another driver, the Austin and Dallas personal injury attorneys at
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Wrong Way Driver Near Killeen Causes Fatal Car Crash
May 7. 2012 11:01 by
Killeen police officers are currently investigating a
that resulted in the death of two young people. Officers believe that the
happened at 9:16 on Saturday night. Officers were alerted to a car driving the wrong way down the southbound lanes of Highway 195 immediately prior to the car wreck. Upon arriving at the accident scene, officers found the drivers of both vehicles deceased. The initial results of the investigation indicate that a young man driving a 2005 Acura was the one driving the wrong way. The other driver has been identified as Rachelle Nicole Pittman. At this time it is not known if alcohol played a role in this fatal car accident.
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Car Accident Involving Dump Truck Results In Toddler’s Death
April 30. 2012 11:13 by
An early morning Dallas Fort Worth area
has resulted in the death of a young toddler. The tragic car accident happened on Interstate 20 early this morning during rush hour traffic. Early investigations indicate that a
that was also pulling a trailer lost its drive shaft, causing the truck and trailer to stop in lanes of traffic. The car carrying the toddler then struck the trailer from behind, killing the toddler and critically injuring the child’s mother who was driving the car. Officers continue to investigate the cause for the accident.
Car accidents remain a significant source fatalities in Texas and throughout the country. The real tragedy is that the large majority of car accidents are avoidable. Performing proper maintenance and following basic rules of the road can go a long way in reducing deaths on our roadways. If you or a loved one was injured due to the negligence of another driver, the
Austin and Dallas car accident attorneys
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Preacher And His Wife Killed In Austin Car Accident
November 30. 2011 11:02 by
Ernest and Barbara Boyett of Austin were killed in a
last night at approximately 9:15 p.m. while traveling east on Highway 290 near Baxter Lane in the Southwest part of Travis County. The fatal
occurred when Terri Elmore, driving in the opposite direction as the Boyett’s crossed the center line of traffic casuing a head on collision. Both Earnest and Barbara Boyett were pronounced dead at the scene. Terri Elmore remains in critical condition UMC Breckenridge. Officers are unsure what caused Ms. Elmore to cross the center line and enter the Boyetts lane of traffic. Considering the fatalities involved and the severity of the injuries Ms. Elmore sustained, it is likely that the exact cause of this car accident will ever be known.
Serious accidents such as these require experienced and qualified personal injury attorneys. The
Austin personal injury attorneys
at Wilson Trosclair & Lovins have helped hundreds of families when faced with situations such as this one. Call
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Officers Identify Deceased In Fatal Austin Car Wreck
November 15. 2011 20:18 by
Austin police officers have finally identified 19 year old Ellis McClane as the passenger that died in the Friday early morning
in Northwest Austin. Mr. McClane was the passenger in a
that occurred on Lakeline Boulevard near West Parmer Lane. The driver of the car lost control and the vehicle rolled over before wrecking into a tree. The impact was so load that numerous nearby residents called 911 after hearing the car wreck. The driver and the two passengers were all unconscious when EMS arrived. The driver and one passenger remain in critical condition in Round Rock. Mr. McClane died at the scene of the accident. Officers are unsure as to the exact cause of this Austin car accident, but they believe speed played a role. They are trying to determine if alcohol was also involved.
, a founding partner at Wilson Trosclair & Lovins is a resident of Austin and has dedicated his practice to representing individuals injured in Austin and surrounding counties and cities. If you have been injured in a car wreck, give Michael Lovins and the Austin personal injury attorneys a call at 512-535-1649. Call today.
Arrest Warrant Issued In Austin Hit And Run Car Accident
November 11. 2011 16:40 by
Police officers have issued an arrest warrant for Jose Genaro Bernal, charging him with failure to stop and render aid, which is a third degree felony. The charges stems from an Austin
hit and run accident
resulting in the death of University of Texas at Austin student Adam Grote. The hit and run pedestrian accident occurred this past Sunday at 3 a.m. as Mr. Grote was walking on the southbound shoulder of I-35 in Austin near Riverside Drive. Mr. Bernal’s car struck Mr. Grote, who was pronounced dead at the scene, and Mr. Bernal drove off without rendering aid. Fortunately, a witness to the crash provided a license plate number to investigators, which matched Mr. Bernal’s license plate. Mr. Bernal did stop some 17 miles after the hit and run
where he told an Austin police officer he was involved in an a car accident. Of course, that was 17 miles too late.
If you have been injured to the irresponsible acts of a hit and run driver, call the
Austin Car Wreck attorneys
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Horrific Arlington Car Wreck Claims Three Young Lives
October 10. 2011 13:35 by
Three people, ages 17 and 21, were killed in an early morning
in Dallas suburb of
. The fatal car wreck happened at approximately 3.a.m. on
Southeast Green Oaks Boulevard near Yaupon Drive.
For reasons unknown at this time, it appears that the driver of the car lost control of the car, which then slammed into a tree in the median. The impact was so severe that the car split in two. The driver and his brother died at the scene, while a young female died at John Peter Smith Hospital. Investigating officers did find a bottle of liquor at the scene and suspect alcohol played a role in this horrific car crash. Two passengers survived the car accident and remain hospitalized with serious injuries. The identities of the
victims are not known at this time.
Police Officers Are Currently Investigating a Fatal Arlington, Texas Car Accident
October 7. 2011 09:31 by
occurred at approximately 6 a.m. this morning on
North Collins Road near Green Oaks Boulevard in Arlington, Texas.
Police officers investigating the
are uncertain at this time as to its cause. All that is currently known is two cars were involved, with one car overturning and becoming partially submerged in water beside FM 157. It is believed that the passenger in the submerged vehicle was killed. There appear to be no other injuries from this tragic car accident.
Dallas and Austin car wreck attorneys
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Two Die In Montgomery County Fatal Car Wreck At Notoriously Dangerous Curve
September 26. 2011 10:43 by
about a dangerous stretch of road in Dallas where accidents frequently occur. It seems that Montgomery County, Texas has a more dangerous stretch of road with car accidents claiming five lives in the past eighteen months. The dangerous stretch of road is a curve on
FM 1485 near Firetower Road
. The latest fatal
occurred this Saturday at 5:30 p.m. when a Dodge Flatbed truck driven by Octavio Palacios crossed the center line at this curve and struck a Ford Explorer driven by Edy Pereira, who died at the scene of the accident. The passenger in the Ford Explorer, Maria Castilleja, and Mr. Palacios are in critical condition. The car wreck was so severe that he cab of the truck was ripped from the frame and the engine and transmission were in a ditch on the other side of the road. It is unclear at this time if any other factors other than the dangerous roadway contributed to this fatal car accident. See more on teh story
If you or a loved one has been injured in a Texas car wreck, you need an
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