Kaufman, TX (11/21/2020) – Two children were killed and three others were injured in a vehicle-ATV wreck on Saturday.
The accident occurred on FM 2727 around 12:44 p.m. when a Chevy Equinox headed southbound came by and collided side-by-side with an ATV carrying six people. Three children were airlifted to a hospital, while two others were transported by ground.
Two children, a 7-year-old and a 12-year-old, were killed as a result of the wreck.
Four others remain injured.
The driver and passenger of the Equinox were not injured, according to officials.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, 135,000 people are injured every year due to ATV, or all-terrain vehicle accidents and over 700 people die. It’s important to follow the law, even on all-terrain vehicles. If not, injury can happen, or worse – death. If you or a loved one were involved in a car accident, immediately contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options.
If you’re in Texas and your child has experienced injuries or has suffered a wrongful death, the team at Sutliff & Stout Injury and Accident Law Firm is here for you. We believe everyone deserves competent legal counsel and we will walk by your side every step of the way to provide you with just that. To schedule your free consultation, call our office at 713-987-7111 or fill out our online contact form today.
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