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Fatal car crash claims 1 life and injures another

On Behalf of | Dec 2, 2021 | Car Accidents |

A man’s life has sadly been lost due to a tragic motor vehicle collision. Meanwhile, a woman suffered injuries in the two-vehicle crash. The car accident occurred on a recent Monday night along United States Route 281 in Lynn, Texas.

Events leading up to the accident

The tragic car wreck occurred at a street intersection at about 9:45 a.m. According to authorities, a semi-truck was towing a trailer while heading west along a road. Police said a car then approached the truck from another road but did not yield to the semi-truck. As a result, the truck reportedly hit the car’s driver’s side.

The car’s male driver was pronounced deceased at the crash scene. The female passenger in the car survived the crash but suffered injuries that were considered not to be life threatening. She was taken to a medical center for the treatment of her injuries. The semi-truck driver suffered no injuries in the accident.

Potential legal recourse for victims of these tragedies

The woman who suffered injuries in the Texas accident may choose to file a personal injury claim, seeking the reimbursement of monetary damages. Even though the male driver who is believed to have caused the accident passed away in it, his estate may still be sued. In addition, anybody with an ownership interest in the car that was involved in the accident may be named in the civil lawsuit. A successfully litigated personal injury claim may lead to financial damages to cover the female victim’s hospital bills and other losses resulting from the accident.