• By: Graham Sutliff
  • Published: March 2020

Houston, TX (3/3/2020) – A man is now dead after a wrong-way crash on State Highway 290 Saturday morning. 

The accident occurred in Houston around 2:20 a.m. on Highway 290 near W. Tidwell. Brandon McGhie, 26, was headed home when he was struck head-on by a truck driven by 25-year-old Jose Turrubiartes that was headed the wrong way.

McGhie was killed at the scene.

Turrubiartes was pronounced dead at the hospital.

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 an NTSB report, head-on collisions, also identified as wrong-way collisions, account for only 3 percent of accidents on roadways, but they are more likely to result in fatal and serious injuries than any other types of accidents. The severity of these kinds of collisions are why hiring an attorney is essential; lawyers will be able to effectively determine who is at-fault, along with taking lead on all matters regarding insurance claims, demand letters, settlements, and other legalities. Call car accident lawyers Sutliff & Stout so you can be fairly represented for you car accident case. 

Source: ABC 13

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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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