Trenton, TX (12/13/2020) – Three people were killed in a three-vehicle crash on Sunday.
The accident happened when a Nissan Versa headed northbound on State Highway 121 crossed into the southbound lanes and then sideswiped a Chevrolet Trax SUV.
The driver of the Nissan, 65-year-old James Wilkerson, was killed at the scene. Passenger Mary Wilkerson, 70, was also killed at the scene.
A third passenger, a 17-year-old boy, later died at the hospital.
The occupants in the Chevrolet were taken to the hospital for 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.
Car Accident Lawyers Sutliff & Stout
Because of the negligent decisions that led the Versa to cross into the southbound lanes, the surviving families of those who were killed have a right to file a wrongful death claim against the driver of the Versa. In Texas, a wrongful death claim allows victims to recover many different types of damages, including the death of their deceased family member’s income and financial support, the loss of the deceased family member’s companionship, the loss of an expected inheritance, and mental anguish and suffering.
If you need to discuss a fatal accident case with a personal injury lawyer from Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm feel free to give us a call at (713) 987-7111 or contact us online to discuss your personal injury or wrongful death claim.
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