New Braunfels, TX (7/13/2020) – A man is now dead and six others are injured after two vehicles collided into each other in New Braunfels Saturday night.
The accident happened around 10:40 p.m. on North Business 35 in front of Marketplace Shopping Center. Michael John Maraist, 26, was driving a Ford Focus at high speeds when he missed a turn, left the road, went through a grassy median, and came into oncoming traffic of North Business 35. He collided into a Ford Transit 350 van.
Maraist was killed at the scene.
Six occupants in the van were injured – two adults and four children – and were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening 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.
Wrongful Death Lawyers
Due to the nature of this accident, and the fact that a child was killed in a fatal parking lot accident, a substantial crash investigation will be conducted. This involves conducting interviews, contacting witnesses, and bringing in Accident Reconstructionists to recreate the collision.
From there on, contacting an attorney at Sutliff & Stout may be of best interest following an accident such as the one above. An attorney can deal with insurance adjusters for you, negotiate settlements, and represent your best interests if a lawsuit is needed. If you or a loved one were involved in a car accident, immediately contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call car accident attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.
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