According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, a man lost his life in a Lubbock hospital after a two-vehicle crash on State Highway 115 Sunday, June 5, 2022.
According to DPS, the crash occurred northbound on Farm to Market Road 181, 13 miles west of Andrews.
Terrence V., 40, of Fort Worth, was driving northbound on Farm to Market Road 181, according to DPS. According to DPS, he failed to yield the right of way at a stop sign. An 18-wheeler collided with his crossover.
According to DPS, the driver of the crossover was flown to Covenant Medical Center by helicopter on June 8, 2022, where he was pronounced dead by medical personnel.
According to DPS, Vereecke was wearing a seat belt. The weather was dry and clear. According to DPS, the 18-wheeler’s driver, Ruben M, 32, of Midland, was not injured.
The crash is still under investigation.
Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash Statistics
The number of people killed or injured in car accidents in the United States is steadily increasing. According to the National Safety Council, vehicle accidents killed more than 38,000 people in the United States in 2010.
Car accidents are the leading cause of death and serious injury in Texas. In Texas, one person is killed, and another is injured every hour and twenty-one minutes in a motor vehicle accident.
In Texas, 1.50 people are killed in car accidents for every 100 million miles driven. The value of 1.26 has increased by 18.94% since it was last started in 2020.
The number of people killed or injured in Texas car accidents has been steadily rising. In 2020, 3,623 people died from all causes, an increase of 7.54% yearly. More than 14,000 people will have died or been injured in car accidents in Texas by 2020.
Andrews County Car Accident Lawyers
An estimated 4.5 million Americans are injured or killed annually in car accidents. It may be difficult for loved ones of car accident victims to comprehend their loss.
The best way to learn about your legal options after a tragic accident is to speak with a knowledgeable lawyer. To avoid being taken advantage of by their insurance companies, car accident victims must be aware of their legal rights and compensation options.
If you find yourself in a similar situation, a car accident lawyer can assist you in obtaining compensation.
Arash Law Texas has extensive experience recovering compensation for injured clients in Travis County car accidents. Our Andrews County car accident lawyers are ready to take on any case to provide the best legal representation for our clients.
To ensure that your legal rights are protected, contact a lawyer as soon as possible. Call (888) 398-4017 or fill out our online intake form to schedule a free consultation with one of our attorneys.