Lubbock, TX (4/16/2021) – A teenager was killed after being involved in a single-vehicle wreck on Friday.
The accident happened around 9:30 a.m. on West Loop 289 between 19th Street and 34th Street.
A Jeep Grand Cherokee was headed southbound when it left the roadway and struck the pole of an electronic traffic sign.
Driver Gabriel Castillo, 18, was taken to UMC with serious injuries.
His passenger, 17-year-old Megan Martinez, was killed.
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.
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.
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