Two People Killed, One Injured in Fatal Wreck

Graford, TX (1/24/2021) – Two people were killed and another person was taken to the hospital following a wreck in Graford.

The accident happened around 11:25 a.m. on State Highway 16. A Toyota Corolla was headed south when it left the west side of the road. The vehicle overcorrected, which caused the Toyota to go into a sideways skid into the northbound lanes. The Toyota was then struck by a Chevrolet pickup truck. 

The driver of the Corolla, 49-year-old Edward P. Worth, and a passenger, 48-year-old Chrystal G. O’Neal, were both killed at the scene. 

A passenger in the Chevrolet, 36-year-old Laura Lugo-Vasquez, was taken to John Peter Smith hospital with injuries.

The driver of the Chevrolet, Ismael Cervantes-Mendez, 37, was not injured.

Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.

Skid Accidents

Skid accidents occur when tires do not grip the road. When a skid occurs, it is hard for the driver to maintain control of the vehicle, which leads to an accident. 

A skid accident involving two deaths and an injury requires three claims needing to be filed with the insurance company. An experienced attorney from Sutliff & Stout law firm will help you in any legal matters regarding your car accident case, including claims. If you or a loved one were involved in a fatal car accident, it is important to contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call Houston auto accident attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.

Source: WeatherfordDemocrat

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