Some vehicular accidents are unavoidable but some could have been prevented had consideration for other drivers been taken into account. When a fatal accident happens, not only might the responsible party pay in fines and jail time for years to come, but family and friends of the victim lose someone very dear to them for the duration of their lives. A Texas man may be facing a prison sentence for causing a fatal accident that could and should have been avoided.
It is the delight of many parents to take and pick up their children on the first day of school. Amidst taking pictures and meeting new teachers and classmates, the thought of a fatal accident might be the farthest thing from a parent's mind. One Texas woman's family was devastated when what should have been a day of happy memories to be made turned into a nightmare involving a fatal accident.
Most parents in Texas may picture a dentist visit ending with a child getting a good cleaning and maybe a lesson in flossing and brushing their teeth. Parents may be horrified to learn that one dental visit in another state ended in a boy's death after a procedure. The family has recently filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against the practice that handled his care.
Teenagers have pulled mischievous pranks for many years. Although no one expects them to lead to a fatal accident, there can be an element of harm in some. One teenage Texas boy has been charged with murder after a supposed night of pranks resulted in a fatal accident.
As a Texas driver on the road these days, it is advantageous to be wary of other drivers. There are those who may be distracted by a cell phone, a passenger or their own thoughts. There are those who have consumed a substance that diminishes brain function and physical reaction time. Either of these predicaments has the potential to result in a fatal accident. A man's life ended on New Year's Day in a needless tragedy.