Teenager Killed, Three Injured in San Benito Crash

San Benito, TX (4/5/2021) – A teenager was killed and three others were hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash Monday evening in San Benito.

The accident happened around 8 p.m. on F.M. 732 near Resaca Llena Drive. A Lincoln town car was headed northbound when it lost control and crashed into a Chevrolet Silverado headed southbound.

The driver and two passengers of the Lincoln were sent to the hospital. One of the passengers, a 16-year-old teenager, later died. Three days later, a 15-year-old teen that was taken to the hospital passed away.

The driver of the Chevrolet was also sent to the hospital, where they remain in stable condition.

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 Collision Lawyers

More often than not, losing control while driving leads to wrong-way collisions, which then can lead to untimely deaths. Because a car is heading at you in the opposite direction at dangerous speeds, the consequences are deadly. According to the FHWA, in the United States, WWD crashes result in 300 to 400 people killed each year on average, representing approximately 1 percent of the total number of traffic-related fatalities that occur annually.

Don’t let a wrong-way collision halt your life for the worse. If you or a loved one were involved in a car accident with a wrong-way driver, 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 car accident injury case.

Source: KRGV, SB Newspaper

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