• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: December 2019
Man Dead after Vehicle Spun Out of Control in Dallas

Dallas, TX (12/2/2019) – A 61-year-old man is dead after his vehicle spun out of control and crashed into a van in the early hours on Sunday morning, December 1.

The accident happened around 1:45 a.m. According to Dallas police, Timothy Franklin was driving his vehicle north on South Buckner Boulevard at a high speed when his car spun out of control, crossed the center median, and hit a van going southbound.

Franklin died at the scene.

The driver of the van, also a 61-year-old man, was cut out of the van and transported to a nearby hospital. He is expected to be okay with non-life-threatening injuries.

Both sides of Buckner Boulevard were closed following the crash.

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

An investigation to this accident will prove essential due to the fact that a vehicle spun out of control and put another person’s life at risk. An Engine Control Module is one of the parts of an investigation that will not only reveal what may have caused the car to spin out of control, but it will reveal to see if Franklin may have stepped on the brakes or if he even decelerated before the accident. An ECM module are one of the most important pieces of evidence in a case like the one above.

The elements of liability, damages, and the ability to pay are critical in determining the value of a case or claim. Without all three elements, a case has little to no value given the nature of our legal system. If you would like to discuss your injury and accident case with a truck accident lawyer from Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm feel free to give us a call at (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your claim.

Source: WFAA

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About the Author

Hank Stout is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Hank earned his doctor of jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law and has been actively trying personal injury cases for over ten years. He was recognized by Thompson Reuters as a Rising Star from 2012-2014 and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas). He has earned a Superb rating by Avvo, and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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