Evant, TX (10/1/2021) – A woman was killed after a head-on collision with a drunk driver Friday evening.
The accident happened on US 281 around 10:22 p.m. when a Ford Edge was travelling north while a Dodge Ram pickup truck was headed south. The Ford crossed over the double yellow center stripe and into the path of the Dodge pickup truck, where the two ultimately collided.
The front passenger in the Dodge was pronounced dead at the scene. She was identified as Carol Ann Neatherlin, 62.
The driver of the Dodge, a 71-year-old man, was taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the Ford, a 48-year-old man, was charged with Intoxication Manslaughter.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
Wrongful Death Attorneys, Sutliff & Stout
The family of Carol Ann Neatherlin may be entitled to a wrongful death claim due to the harrowing acts of the negligent drunk driver. They may be compensated for damages such as funeral expenses, medical costs, and emotional loss.
According to Texas Law, Intoxication Manslaughter involves an intoxicated driver that causes the death of someone else while they are behind the wheel. Because a woman was killed, and the driver is seen to be negligent while behind the wheel, it’s important to seek legal assistance who handles cases of negligence and Intoxication Manslaughter.
An attorney can best represent you, negotiate settlements, and deal with insurance claims as you navigate your accident case. If you or a loved one were involved in an accident, immediately contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call personal injury attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 405-1263 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.
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