According to the Amarillo Police Department, an elderly couple was killed in a two-vehicle rollover crash in Amarillo Sunday afternoon, June 5, 2022.
The crash occurred around 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of Soncy Road and Buccola Avenue.
According to the Amarillo Police Department, Sebastian M., 21, was traveling south on Soncy at a high rate of speed when his Dodge Durango hit a Ford Taurus turning left onto Buccola.
The Durango rolled over. Both vehicles ended up in the drainage ditch.
Janice H., 75, and Wayne H., 72, were pronounced dead at the scene.
Macias was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The Traffic Investigation Squad is investigating the crash.
Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash Statistics
In the United States, the number of people killed or injured in car accidents is steadily rising. In 2010, more than 38,000 people died in car accidents in the United States, according to the National Safety Council.
In Texas, car accidents are the leading cause of death and severe injury. One person is killed every hour and twenty-one minutes, and another is injured in a car accident in Texas.
An accident claims the life of a Texas motorist every 100 million miles driven. 1.26% has risen by 18.94% in 2020.
There has been a steady rise in the number of people killed or injured in car accidents in Texas. Deaths from all causes increased by 7.54 percent to 3,623 in 2020, compared to the previous year.
More than 14,000 Texans died or were injured in car accidents in 2020.
Potter County Car Accident Lawyers
An estimated 4.5 million Americans are injured or killed in car accidents every year. Loved ones of car accident victims may find it difficult to comprehend their loss.
After a tragic accident, consulting with a knowledgeable lawyer is the best way to learn about your legal options. Car accident victims must be aware of their legal rights and compensation options to avoid being taken advantage of by their insurance companies.
A car accident lawyer can help you get compensation if you find yourself in a similar situation.
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