• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: October 2020

Henderson County, TX (10/25/2020) – A man, woman, and unborn child were killed in a fatal head-on wreck that occurred early Sunday. 

The accident happened on FM 315 near Coffee City. A Chevy pickup truck driven by 20-year-old Brandon Collins crossed into the northbound lanes of FM 315 and struck a Dodge Neon head-on.

The woman, 23-year-old Leanna Hester, was killed at the scene. She was carrying an eight-month-old that also died in the collision.

The man, 24-year-old Blake Stanford, was treated at a hospital in Tyler before dying from his injuries.

Collins was treated for injuries at an Athens hospital and then arrested on a charge of intoxication manslaughter. He is being held on a $100,000 bond.

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

Texas Car Accident Attorneys

According to Texas Law, Intoxication Manslaughter involves an intoxicated driver that causes the death of someone else while they are behind the wheel. Because two adults and one unborn child were wrongfully killed, and the driver is seen to be negligent while behind the wheel, it’s important to seek legal assistance who handles cases of negligence and intoxication Manslaughter.

An attorney can best represent you, negotiate settlements, and deal with insurance claims as you navigate your accident and personal injury recovery. If you or a loved one were involved in an accident, immediately contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call personal injury attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.

Source: KLTV

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About the Author

Hank Stout co-founded Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm, to protect and pursue the rights of people who were harmed by the carelessness of others. Mr. Stout is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been actively trying cases for over fifteen years. In recognition of his accomplishments and results, he has been selected by Thompson Reuters as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas) and has been selected as Lead Counsel. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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