Waco, TX (8/23/2021) – A fiery crash fatally killed a high school student and two other people, and left one person injured.
The accident happened just after 2:20 a.m. on U.S. 84 near Prairie Hill. A Kia Optima driven by 17-year-old Melanna Robinson was headed west when she crossed into the eastbound lane and collided head on with a Nissan Versa. The Versa then caught fire.
Robinson as well as a driver and a passenger in the Nissan were pronounced dead at the scene.
A passenger from the Kia was sent to the hospital for their injuries.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led to the accident, and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
Head-On Collision Lawyers
Car accidents are extremely serious incidents that can cause a lot of damage and long-term suffering. On the busy highways in and around Texas, there are numerous hazards that can cause severe and even fatal accidents. Head-on collisions are among the most dangerous types of car accidents.
As a result of the head-on collision, a high school student was fatally killed. Watching your child experience an injury as a result of another person’s negligence is extremely traumatic. No child should ever have to suffer, especially if the accident that caused their injury was avoidable. As a parent, you want the best for your child and will do anything to help them experience the best life possible. That’s why when your child is injured, you need the help of a compassionate attorney who will fight for you.
After a head-on collision, it’s imperative to hire an attorney as quickly as possible. A knowledgeable legal team like the team at Sutliff & Stout will walk you through the entire process from beginning to end so you can feel confident you’re getting the best representation possible. Call 713-405-1263 to contact a Board-Certified lawyer from Sutliff & Stout Law Firm.
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