Colorado City, TX (5/8/2020) – One person was killed and another was injured after a wrong-way wreck in Mitchell County.
The accident happened Wednesday morning around 10:40 a.m. when a Freightliner tractor-trailer headed west on I-20 went through the median and crashed into a Buick Verano. The truck went into a ditch and rolled, ejecting 63-year-old Humberto Ramirez Molina. Officials say a defective front tire on the trailer may have contributed to the crash.
The Buick driver, 40-year-old Shadyne Santrice Pittman, was transported by air to United Medical Center 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.
Wrong-way collisions are the reason many people suffer injuries or end up killed.
When these kinds of wrongful fatalities occur, it’s important to seek a personal injury or wrongful death lawyer. They have the resources necessary to help you after your accident, and if your case happens to go to trial, they’ll be able to rightfully represent you and your case.
If you would like to discuss your injury and accident case with a car accident lawyer from Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm feel free to give us a call at (713) 405-1263 or send us an email to discuss your claim.
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