Teenager Killed, Another Injured in ATV Accident in Trinity County

Trinity County, TX (4/2/2021) – A girl is now dead and another was injured after being involved in an ATV accident in the Apple Springs area of Trinity County.

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The incident occurred on Saturday around 2 p.m. when a four-wheeler turned over on two girls riding it.

One girl, 15, was crushed in the impact. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The second girl suffered 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.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, 135,000 people are injured every year due to ATV, or all-terrain vehicle accidents and over 700 people die. Common causes of these accidents include reckless driving, drunk driving, and rollover accidents.

It’s important to follow the law, even on all-terrain vehicles. If not, injury can happen, or worse – death. If you or a loved one were involved in an ATV car accident, immediately contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options.

Call car accident attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 405-1263 or send us an email to discuss your accident injury case.

Source: KLTV

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