Woman Killed in Wrong-Way Collision in Temple

Temple, TX (4/5/2021) – A woman was killed in a fatal head-on collision that occurred Saturday.

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The accident happened around 9 p.m. Saturday on State Highway 36 near Burgundy Lane when an 18-wheeler and a vehicle collided. A Peterbilt was headed north on the highway when a Dodge Ram headed south crossed the double yellow lines.

The driver of the Ram, 59-year-old Dena Self Montgomery, was killed at the scene.

The driver of the Peterbilt, a 56-year-old man, 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.


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More often than not, crossing double yellow lines while driving leads to wrong-way collisions, which then can lead to untimely deaths. Because a car is heading at you in the opposite direction at dangerous speeds, the consequences are deadly. According to the FHWA, in the United States, WWD crashes result in 300 to 400 people killed each year on average, representing approximately 1 percent of the total number of traffic-related fatalities that occur annually.
Don’t let a wrong-way collision halt your life for the worse. If you or a loved one were involved in a car accident with a wrong-way driver, 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.

Source: KWTX

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