• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: January 2020
Two Children Dead after Icy Single-Vehicle Accident

Hale County, TX (1/20/2020) – An 11-year-old and a 10-year-old are now dead with one woman injured after an accident involving ice on the roads Thursday.

The accident occurred on I-27 in Hale Center when five people riding in a Tahoe struck ice on a bridge, crossed the inside shoulder, struck a guard rail, and rolled over.

The two children were ejected from the vehicle. Both died at the scene.

A woman, 34-year-old Valerie Soto who was seated in the back, suffered serious injuries from the accident and was taken to a nearby hospital.

The driver and front seat passenger, both 16-year-old females, were not injured.

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, as well as innocent victims like pedestrians or pedacyclists are hurt during the accident. 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 or on the passengers.

However the investigation may evolve, negligence may be present. If so, it’s necessary to hire an attorney who understands negligence. An attorney can effectively identify elements of negligence and best represent you if you have a viable claim. 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) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.

Source: KCBD, Everything Lubbock

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About the Author

Hank Stout co-founded Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm, to protect and pursue the rights of people who were harmed by the carelessness of others. Mr. Stout is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial lawyer who has been actively trying cases for over fifteen years. In recognition of his accomplishments and results, he has been selected by Thompson Reuters as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas) and has been selected as Lead Counsel. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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