Swisher County, TX (10/26/2020) – A man was killed in a crash Monday afternoon in Swisher County.
The accident occurred on FM 928. Tommy Day, 68, was headed west while Eric Ramirez, 30, was headed east. Ramirez lost control on the icy roads, crossed the center stripe, and struck Day head-on.
Day was pronounced dead at the scene.
Ramirez was left with injuries and was taken to Plainview Memorial Hospital with serious 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.
According to FHWA, nearly 5,000 people are killed and over 418,000 people are injured in weather-related crashes each year on average. Fatalities caused by weather-related accidents not only result in thousands in medical and funeral expenses, but also in pain and suffering, and emotional loss damages brought forth upon families.
Driving on icy roadways creates a high possibility of putting you and others lives at risk. If you or a loved one were involved in a car accident due to losing control on hazardous roadways, immediately contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call car accident attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 405-1263 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.
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