Harris County, TX (6/6/2021) – A person was killed and another was seriously injured following a head-on collision on Sunday.
The accident happened around 2:30 p.m. on Ella Boulevard near FM 1960. A Kia Optima driven by a mother, with her 15-year-old daughter in the passenger seat, attempted to avoid a truck pulling out of a subdivision. She lost control of her car after avoiding the truck, crossing the center lane and driving into oncoming traffic. She crashed into a Chevrolet Equinox.
The mother was pronounced dead at the scene and her daughter was flown to the hospital via LifeFlight in critical condition.
The driver of the Equinox, a woman in her 60s, was taken to the hospital in critical 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.
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Accidents that involve extensive injuries or death are encouraged to contact legal counsel due to the number of damages that come from an accident that causes such fatalities. An attorney can deal with insurance adjusters for you, negotiate settlements, and represent your best interests if a lawsuit is needed.
Because of the fatal events of how this wreck evolved, a wrongful death claim will need to be filed for the victims. Following a fatal car accident, victims and families of victims may find the claim process difficult. More often than not, the insurance claim adjuster will do what they can to make the claims process harder on you to benefit the insurance company. They might try to get you to admit it was your fault or convince you to accept a low-ball settlement. To avoid this frustrating process, contact a personal injury lawyer to file your claim. We’re on your side and we will do what we can to make sure you’re protected.
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.
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