• By: Graham Sutliff
  • Published: January 2021

Van Zandt County, TX (1/3/2021) – Two people were killed in a fatal crash near Fruitvale.

The accident occurred on Sunday around 7:50 p.m. on U.S. 80. A Hyundai Sonata headed eastbound and a Freightliner truck towing a trailer collided head-on. 

Both drivers of the vehicles were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Hyundai was identified as Marc Italia, 61, and the driver of the Freightliner was identified as Wanda Jane Lewis, 58.

Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led to the accident, and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.

Head-On Collision Lawyers

Car accidents are extremely serious incidents that can cause a lot of damage and long-term suffering. On the busy highways in and around Texas, there are numerous hazards that can cause severe and even fatal accidents. Head-on collisions are among the most dangerous types of car accidents. If you’ve been involved in a head-on collision, you’re likely worried about where to turn and what to do next.

After a head-on collision, it’s imperative to hire an attorney as quickly as possible. A knowledgeable legal team like the team at Sutliff & Stout will walk you through the entire process from beginning to end so you can feel confident you’re getting the best representation possible. Call car, truck, and motorcycle accident attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case. 

Source: KSLA

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About the Author

Graham Sutliff is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Among other awards and certifications, he is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been recognized by Thomson Reuters as a Super Lawyer for the past decade. In 2019 alone, Graham recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients who were injured by others. To learn more about Graham, click here.

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