• By: Graham Sutliff
  • Published: March 2021

Orangefield, TX (3/5/2021) – A two-vehicle wreck near Bridge City left one person killed and a child injured in Orange County.

The accident happened between a dump truck and a Honda passenger vehicle on FM 408 around 8:15 a.m. As both vehicles were navigating a curve, the Honda traveled into the northbound traffic lane and was struck by a Tractor & Dump Truck Services truck. The dump truck was left hanging off the roadway. 

The two occupants in the Honda, 29-year-old Christopher Cooksey and an infant, suffered injuries. 

Cooksey was killed at the scene as a result of his injuries.

The infant was taken to St. Elizabeth hospital for observation. 

The driver of the dump truck, a 58-year-old resident of Orange, was not injured in 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.

Wrongful Death Lawyers

Death is one of the deadliest results to come from a car accident. It involves damages such as pain and suffering, funeral expenses, and even loss of inheritance. Because these damages can be devastating, it is important to have an experienced lawyer handling the case who understands the damages of wrongful death.

For the case above, the man was killed as a result of the accident. Fortunately, the infant was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries and for observation.

An attorney can deal with insurance adjusters for you, negotiate settlements, and represent your best interests if a lawsuit is needed. If you or a loved one were involved in a car accident, immediately contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call car accident attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 405-1263 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.

Source: 12 News Now, PA News

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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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