• By: Graham Sutliff
  • Published: February 2020
Photo provided by CBS 19

Upshur County, TX (2/14/2020) – A 3-year-old girl is now dead after a deadly accident between two vehicles occurred on Texas Highway 300 in Upshur County.

The accident occurred Friday afternoon. According to DPS, a Honda CRV driven by 62-year-old Amelia Wright Scott was headed onto Texas Highway 300 when she failed to yield the right of way and was struck by a Ford Focus driven by Mindi Marie Higar, 24.

A 3-year-old female passenger in Scott’s car was taken to a children’s hospital, where she later died.

Scott was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

Higar was taken to Christus Good Shepard 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.

Sutliff & Stout, Wrongful Death Attorneys

The family of the 3-year-old girl may be entitled to a wrongful death claim due to the unlikely actions of what happened at the accident. The family may be compensated for damages such as funeral expenses, medicals costs, and pain and suffering.

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 281-853-8446.

Source: Tyler Paper, CBS 19

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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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