Grand Prairie, TX (8/27/2021) – A teenager was killed after a one-vehicle crash Friday night in Grand Prairie.
The accident happened around 10:15 p.m. on I-20 West near Highway 161 when a Mercury going at a high rate of speed lost control and crashed with a guardrail.
Five people in the vehicle were injured. A 17-year-old boy later died 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.
Car Accident Lawyers in Texas
Single-vehicle collisions apply when a driver and any passengers are injured or killed. For single-vehicle accidents, liability may lay on multiple different factors. It may depend on environmental factors or car malfunctions. More popular, though, is negligence on the driver’s part. If so, it’s necessary to hire an attorney who understands negligence. An attorney can effectively identify elements of negligence and best represent you or your loved one if you have a viable claim.
Death is one of the deadliest results to come from a car accident, especially when it involves a child. 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.
If you or a loved one were involved in a single-vehicle 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.