A 69-year-old Lubbock was killed in a fatal two-vehicle crash in Midland on Tuesday, February 8, 2022.
The fatal collision happened around 1:30 p.m. at the 7200 block of State Highway 349 in Midland.
Midland Police and Midland Fire responded to the crash scene after receiving reports of a fatal car accident.
According to police, a truck towing a cargo tank was struck from behind by an escalade.
Marvin S., 69, of Lubbock, was the driver of the escalade. He died at the scene, according to police.
Officers say the truck tractor was in the outside lane trying to make a right-hand turn onto a private drive when the Cadillac, which was going too fast, collided with the back of the trailer during the investigation.
The crash remains under investigation.
Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash Statistics
People in the United States have been dying or being injured in car accidents for some time. More than 38,000 people were killed in car accidents in the United States in 2010, according to the National Safety Council (NSC).
In Texas, car accidents are responsible for a significant 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.
1.50 people were killed for every 100 million miles driven in Texas in a traffic accident. The year 2020’s figure of 1.26 is up 18.94 percent.
The number of people killed and injured in car accidents in Texas had been steadily rising over the past few years. There were 3,623 deaths in 2020, an increase of 7.54 percent from 2019.
Car accidents had claimed and injured the lives of more than 14,000 Texans in 2020.
Midland 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. Car accident victims’ loved ones may find it difficult to comprehend their loss.
After a tragic accident, an experienced lawyer is the best source of information about your legal options. Victims of car accidents should be aware of their legal rights and compensation options in order to avoid being taken advantage of by their insurers.
The help of a car accident lawyer can be invaluable if you find yourself in a similar situation.
Our Midland County car accident lawyers at Arash Law Texas have a long history of successfully obtaining compensation on behalf of our clients. Our lawyers are ready to take on any case and provide the best possible legal representation for our clients in any courtroom.
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