According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, a man identified as Dickie J. died in a fatal two-vehicle crash on Interstate 20 South Service Road on Tuesday, February 8, 2022.
The collision occurred on a Tuesday afternoon 3 miles east of Big Spring.
The victim was driving eastbound on the IH 20 south service road when he collided with another vehicle traveling westbound on the wrong side of the road.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The other driver was treated at Scenic Medical Center before being released.
The crash remains under investigation.
Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash Statistics
There has been an increase in the number of people killed or injured in automobile accidents in the United States for some time now. Over 38,000 Americans lost their lives in car accidents in 2010, according to the National Safety Council (NSC).
In Texas, automobile accidents are to blame for a large number of deaths and serious injuries. In Texas, one person is killed and another is injured in a car accident every hour and twenty-one minutes.
Every 100 million miles driven in Texas, a person is killed in a traffic accident. The year 2020’s figure of 1.26 is up 18.94 percent.
Car accidents have resulted in an increasing number of deaths and injuries in Texas. Compared to 2019, the death toll from all causes rose by 7.54 percent in 2020 to 3,623.
Car accidents had claimed and injured the lives of more than 14,000 Texans this year.
Howard County Car Accident Lawyer for Victims of Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash
About 4.5 million people in the United States are injured or killed in car accidents each year. Families who have lost loved ones in a car accident may find it difficult to grasp the enormity of their loss.
The best way to understand your legal options following a tragic accident is to speak with an experienced attorney. Accident victims need to know their legal rights and compensation options so they don’t get taken advantage of by their insurance companies.
A car accident lawyer can help you get compensation if you find yourself in a similar situation.
Our Howard County car accident lawyers at Arash Law Texas have a long history of successfully obtaining compensation on behalf of our injured clients. Our attorneys are prepared to take on any challenge and provide our clients with the best possible legal representation.
Hire a lawyer as soon as possible to ensure that your legal rights are protected. Call us at (888) 398-4017 or use our online intake form to set up a free consultation with one of our attorneys.