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Possible wrongful death case in Texas

Sometimes, people make poor decisions while driving. Things such as reckless driving and not paying attention to the road conditions can result in automobile accidents that leave passengers with severe injuries and even death. A recent accident in Texas unfortunately led to the possible wrongful death of a young woman.

Local police are investigating a crash that happened in Austin last week. Currently, it is known that one vehicle that was carrying four people was rear-ended at around 10 p.m. The results of the accident included both injuries and an untimely death. Authorities are not yet sure if alcohol was a factor that resulted in this accident.

One female passenger in the rear-ended car was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Another passenger wound up with life-threatening injuries that resulted in transportation to a local medical facility for treatment. Police found the second vehicle involved in some nearby bushes where they found its driver to also have life-threatening injuries.

If the driver who is determined to be at fault for the accident lives, that person will need to be held responsible for his or her actions. The victims involved in this crash may choose to file a personal injury claim against the at-fault driver, if possible. The family of the young woman who was killed in this Texas accident may choose to file a wrongful death claim against the driver as well, depending on the outcome of the investigation. Unfortunately, no matter what they choose to do, they will still have to mourn the loss of their loved one.

Source: Kvue.com, Fatal accident on Capital of Texas Highway, No author, Oct. 27, 2013

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