Three Dead, One Injured in Head-On Crash on Highway 243

A head-on crash that happened Sunday night left three dead and one injured on State Highway 243 in Kaufman, Texas.

Kaufman, TX (11/03/2019) – A head-on crash that happened Sunday night left three dead and one injured on State Highway 243 in Kaufman, Texas.

A 2006 Saturn SUV was traveling westbound on the highway when it crossed into eastbound traffic and struck a 2013 Chevrolet Equinox. 

The driver of the Saturn, identified as Emiliano Lara, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Chevrolet, 78-year-old John Fuller died at the scene.

Passenger of the Chevrolet Cheryl Brumfield, 75, also died at the scene. 

Brenda Fuller, 74, was a second passenger in the Chevrolet and subsequently transported by airlift to Baylor University Medical Center for serious injuries. 

The crash remains under investigation. No additional information is available at this time. 

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 Attorney in Texas

For the situation above, the occupants in the Chevrolet have a right to file a wrongful death and personal injury claim with Lara’s insurance company. Although the reason is unknown, Lara may have driven with negligence and that caused the fatalities in the accident.

It is important to have an experienced lawyer handling the case who understands wrongful death and the objective term of negligence. 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. 

Source: CBS DFW

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