Corpus Christi, TX (8/30/2020) – A red light runner caused a fatal accident that left one dead and many injured Sunday afternoon.
The accident happened at the intersection of South Padre Island Drive and Everhart Road. A Jeep ran a red light at an intersection, which caused the Jeep to be t-boned by another driver who had the right-of-way. Four vehicles in total were involved in the crash.
The driver of the Jeep was taken to the hospital, where he later died.
The other drivers suffered non-life-threatening 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.
Running a red light at a traffic stop is a violation of Texas roadway laws, and a clear indication of negligence.
If someone commits an act of negligence, and it results in a death or many injuries, the family of the victims involved may be entitled to a claim or claims against the driver. For the situation above, the drivers are entitled to personal injury claims since they were victims of his negligence.
If you need to discuss a fatal accident case 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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