Coleman County, TX (12/31/2019) – One person is now dead after being involved in a collision in Coleman County early Saturday morning.
The accident occurred around 9:30 a.m. on Highway 84 when a Nissan Altima going northbound lost traction on the wet, slick roads and crashed into the Ford Fusion that McMillan was driving southbound.
McMillan was pronounced dead at the scene.
The second driver, 22-year-old Hannah Marie McKendrick, was transported to a hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in the accident. She remains in stable condition.
According to DPS, both drivers were wearing seatbelts.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
According to FHWA, nearly 5,000 people are killed and over 418,000 people are injured in weather-related crashes each year on average. Fatalities caused by weather-related accidents not only result in thousands in medical and funeral expenses, but also in pain and suffering, and emotional loss damages brought forth upon families.
Driving on wet roadways creates a high possibility of putting you and others lives at risk. If you or a loved one were involved in a car accident due to hydroplaning or skidding on wet roads, immediately contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call car accident attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.
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