Car accidents happen every day. Some accidents are minor, where only property is damaged. These accidents are relatively easy to deal with when compared to a serious accident where injuries are involved. When an accident involves serious injury or death, the consequences can be devastating for the victim or the surviving family members. A recent accident in Port Arthur has left a Texas family in mourning after the death of a loved one.
The accident happened on a weekday afternoon on Highway 73. A Honda car was traveling westbound when it was struck from behind. This collision caused the Honda to crash into another vehicle. The driver of the Honda was killed in the accident. The driver of the Ford that struck the Honda from behind was also injured and taken to a nearby hospital. The driver of the other car didn’t suffer serious injuries.
The community of Port Arthur is morning this loss of one of its own as the deceased victim was an employee of the city. The cause of the accident is under investigation. If negligence is suspected, charges may be filed at a later time.
Driving is a responsibility that must be taken seriously. When a driver is negligent, it can lead to disastrous results. In many cases, when a victim suffers severe injuries or succumbs to their injuries after an accident, the surviving family members may have cause to file suit against those at fault. When a Texas family loses a loved one to a motor vehicle accident, it’s best to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney to understand what steps need to be taken to move forward with a case.