• By: Graham Sutliff
  • Published: February 2021

Van Zandt County (2/6/2021) – A four-year-old boy was killed and two adults were seriously injured in a single-vehicle wreck on Saturday.

The accident happened in Van Zandt County on Interstate 20. Guadalupe Bahena, 22, was driving an SUV when she ran off the road and corrected to the left. The vehicle went into a side skid then overturned, ejected Bahena and two passengers.

The child passenger, 4, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Bahena was flown to Christus Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler in serious condition. 

Passenger Hector Brito Hernandez, 23, was also flown to Christus Trinity Mother Frances in Tyler in serious condition. 

Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.

Houston Wrongful Death Attorney

The family of the 4-year-old may be entitled to a wrongful death claim due to the sequence of events from the accident. They may be compensated for damages such as funeral expenses, medicals costs, and emotional loss.

It’s important to contact a wrongful death attorney during a heartbreaking loss since they have the resources to help you. If you live in Houston or the surrounding areas and were involved in an accident, the experienced personal injury lawyers at Sutliff & Stout can help you understand how much your wrongful death lawsuit is worth.

To schedule a free and confidential consultation about how much your personal injury claim or wrongful death claim is worth, please call or text our office anytime at 713-987-7111.

Source: Longview News-Journal

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About the Author

Graham Sutliff is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Among other awards and certifications, he is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been recognized by Thomson Reuters as a Super Lawyer for the past decade. In 2019 alone, Graham recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients who were injured by others. To learn more about Graham, click here.

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