Two Adults, Two Children Killed in Smith County Crash

Smith County, TX (5/9/2021) – Two adults and two children were killed in a fatal head-on crash Sunday afternoon.

The accident happened around 4:45 p.m. on State Highway 31 when a Nissan Maxima headed east crossed into the westbound lane struck a Cadillac DTS head-on. 

The driver of the Nissan was killed at the scene. She was identified as Marcellia Jones, 36. 

A passenger, 34-year-old Katashia Shari Porter, was also pronounced dead at the scene.

A 3-year-old boy and a 5-year-old girl were also pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Cadillac was taken to UT-Health East Texas-Tyler in serious condition. He was identified as Genous Lee Jackson, 44.

Head-On Collision Lawyers

Head-on collisions are more severe than minor fender benders or other types of car accidents. The injuries that result from head-on collisions are often serious and require immediate medical attention. The most common head-on accident injuries include traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, whiplash, and many more. For the case above, a head-on crash led to the death of two adults and two children.

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Source: KWTX, KLTV

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