Odessa, TX (1/31/2020) – A man is now dead Wednesday after a two-vehicle wreck late Tuesday morning.
The accident happened on Highway 191 in Odessa around 11:17 a.m. According to the investigation, two pickup trucks were both headed west on the highway. A Ford F-250 was riding behind a Dodge Ram when the F-250 failed to control speed and struck the rear of the Ram.
The driver of the Ram, identified as 89-year-old Audrey Wiggington, was killed at the scene.
The driver of the Ford F-250 was taken to the hospital with non-serious injuries.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
Hiring a Wrongful Death Lawyer
For a case like the one above, a wrongful death suit can be filed for a death that comes as a result of a car accident. Texas law allows the spouse, children, and/or parents of a deceased person to file a wrongful death suit. The statute of limitations requires you to file a wrongful death suit within two years of the date on which a loved one died.
To file a wrongful death suit, contact a lawyer to begin the process. If you would like to file a wrongful death suit with a personal injury lawyer from Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm, feel free to give us a call at (713) 987-7111 or contact us online to discuss your injury or wrongful death claim.
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