A fatal accident can leave widespread devastation in its wake. Family members and close friends of the deceased have to learn to live without someone who has meant so much to them. Children have to grow up without parents, and parents have an empty void left by a child who died too soon. A fatal accident recently claimed the life of a 62-year-old Texas woman.
A report on the collision revealed the woman was in a left turn lane waiting on traffic to clear for her turn when a pickup truck slammed into the rear of her vehicle. The truck was driven by a 25-year-old male who had been drinking before getting on the road. Police stated the impact of the collision caused the injuries that killed the woman at the scene.
The driver of the pickup truck was found to be marginally injured after being treated at a nearby medical facility. Police believe he was speeding when he crashed into the woman's vehicle. He is currently facing charges of intoxication manslaughter.
The chaos that takes place following a fatal accident can leave loved ones wondering where to turn next. Many families who have found themselves in similar situations have chosen to file a wrongful death lawsuit in order to recoup some of the financial losses incurred through medical bills, funeral and burial costs as well as deficits in income due to the absence of a once-regular paycheck if so awarded by the court. A Texas attorney can communicate details of that type of lawsuit to those who are interested in pursuing legal action.