Passenger Killed in Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash

Dallas, TX (11/26/2020) – A passenger was killed after being involved in a single-vehicle crash.

The accident happened on U.S. Highway 75 near Forest Lane around 1 a.m. Thursday morning when a 27-year-old driver swerved her car and struck a light pole. The car struck a concrete wall before coming to a stop.

The passenger, 33-year-old Stephania Ruiz, was killed as a result of the crash. 

The driver of the car, whose name has not been released, is now hospitalized and being treated. She has since been 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.

Car Accident Lawyers in Texas

Single-vehicle collisions apply when a driver and any passengers are injured. For single-vehicle accidents, liability may lay on multiple different factors. It may depend on environmental factors or car malfunctions. More popular, though, is negligence on the driver’s part?

For the case above, the single-vehicle accident occurred when the driver drove her vehicle into a light pole. She not only put herself at risk but also killed her passenger. It’s necessary to hire an attorney who understands negligence. An attorney can effectively identify elements of negligence and best represent you if you have a viable claim. If you or a loved one were involved in a single-vehicle 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.

Source: NBCDFW

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