Killeen, TX (November 16, 2023) – A major automobile accident was reported in the Killeen area on Sunday evening that left several people injured. On November 12, the Killeen Police Department responded to the scene of an automobile collision that occurred on Texas State Highway 195.
According to police reports, a maroon SUV was traveling north on the highway. As the vehicle approached the intersection of Splawn Ranch Road, it collided with a white pickup truck. The force of the collision caused the SUV to roll over into the center median of the roadway.
Two people in the SUV were injured as a result of the collision. Both victims were transported by ambulance to Baylor Scott & White Hospital for emergency treatment. Two people inside of the pickup truck were also injured. The victims were transported to AdventHealth for emergency care. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the motor vehicle collision are being investigated.
We hope all four victims are able to recover quickly following this crash.
Car Accidents in Texas
Dealing with the loss of a loved one due to a fatal rollover accident can be quite exhausting. Unfortunately, nearly 4500 people lost their lives as a result of automobile collisions in Texas in 2022. Each year, thousands of people die as a result of vehicle collisions on our roadways. Many of these accidents are completely preventable. Negligent actions continue to cause severe consequences for others sharing the road. Leading factors in fatal collisions include:
- Distracted driving
- Drunk driving
- Reckless driving
Unfortunately, these and other acts of negligence can cause severe accidents that ultimately take the lives of innocent people.
Recovering Compensation after a Fatal Crash
After losing a loved one in a fatal collision, families have the ability to file wrongful death claims against the responsible parties. These legal actions can provide financial relief for the losses and damages that families face. Some of the damages you may be entitled to compensation for include:
- Loss of companionship
- Medical expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Funeral and burial costs
- Loss of financial support
- Punitive damages
It is imperative for you to seek legal representation as soon as possible from a knowledgeable wrongful death lawyer. Your attorney will be able to fight for fair compensation on your behalf and handle all of the negotiations.
Protect Your Legal Rights with Us
At the Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover, we understand the pain and suffering that families go through during this difficult time, which is why our team is dedicated to providing compassionate and comprehensive legal services. From conducting thorough investigations to communicating with insurance companies, we will handle every aspect of your case so you can focus on healing with your family. Time is of the essence when it comes to seeking justice for your loss, so please contact our Texas law firm at your earliest convenience for a free consultation at (210) 226-2000. We are here to fight for your rights and help bring closure during this difficult time.
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Disclaimer: This post is purely informational and does not serve as a call for business. The information presented here should not be interpreted as legal or medical counsel. Additionally, the accompanying photograph is illustrative and was not captured at the actual site of the incident.