Smith County, TX (8/13/2020) – Two people were killed and one person was injured after a wreck that happened on Tuesday.
The accident happened around 9:45 p.m. on Highway 110 near Troup. A Hyundai Accent was pulled over to the shoulder while a Kia Optima was headed northbound on the highway. For reasons unknown, the Hyundai made a u-turn in front of the Kia, causing a collision.
The driver of the Hyundai, Anselmo Alonzo, 68, and passenger Brenda Alonzo, 68, were taken to the hospital, where they later died.
The driver of the Kia was taken to the hospital for minor 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.
When you’re involved in a car accident caused by a vehicle that U-turned, who’s at fault? Was the police report inaccurate? How do you indefinitely prove that you’re not responsible for the accident? And how can you ensure you get fair compensation?
Making a U-turn on a street, road, or intersection is an everyday occurrence for anyone who drives, but it must still be done with caution and the driver’s full attention. Understanding your right of way and knowing that the accident was not your fault is the first step to determining how to proceed with your insurance claim and ask for fair compensation.
If you or a loved one were involved in a car accident caused by a U-turn, 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.
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