Newton County, TX (2/10/2020) – A two-vehicle wreck left one teenager dead and another injured Friday in Newton County.
The accident happened on FM 1416 around 4:30 p.m. when Conner Mitchell, 17, drove his Chevrolet truck over the center line and struck a Ford truck head-on.
Mitchell was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Ford, Andy Hubbard, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
Head-on collisions, while rare in frequency, are one of the most fatal kinds of accidents on Texas roads. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, there were 548 people killed in head-on crashes in 2018. Due to the nature of the accident, head-on collisions result in more deaths and more fatal injuries than your average car accident.
Head-on collisions are just one of many types of collisions attorneys Sutliff and Stout represent. If you need to discuss a fatal accident case with a personal injury lawyer from Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm feel free to give us a call at (713) 987-7111 or contact us online to discuss your personal injury or wrongful death claim.
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