• By: Graham Sutliff
  • Published: May 2020
Woman Charged after a Car Accident Killed a Child

San Benito, TX (5/26/2020) – A woman is now in custody after being involved in a wreck that killed a 9-year-old girl in San Benito.

The car accident happened Monday morning when an SUV rolled several times and landed off of a frontage road. During the crash, a little girl was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, Maranda Lizette Longoria, was arrested. She faces charges in Intoxication Manslaughter, Intoxication Assault, Accident involving Death, Accident involving SBI, and Accident involving Injury. Her bond is set at $1 million.

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

Texas Wrongful Death Attorney

The family of the 9-year-old child may be entitled to a wrongful death claim due to the sequence of events from the accident. They may be compensated for damages such as funeral expenses, medical costs, and emotional loss.

It’s important to contact a wrongful death attorney during a heartbreaking loss since they have the resources to help you. If you live in Houston or the surrounding areas and were involved in an accident, the experienced personal injury lawyers at Sutliff & Stout can help you understand how much your wrongful death lawsuit is worth.

To schedule a free and confidential consultation about how much your personal injury claim or wrongful death claim is worth, please call or text our office anytime at 713-987-7111.

Source: Valley Central News

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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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