When we are running late, it is tempting to rush and drive over the posted speed limit. Still, speeding is dangerous in any circumstances, and as one recent crash shows, can have deadly results.
Deadly two-car accident in Pearland, Texas
A tragic car crash took place in Pearland, Texas in mid-October. Five people lost their lives and three others suffered injuries in a two-car crash on State Highway 288.
Two vehicles were travelling due south. One of the vehicles, which was speeding, struck the second vehicle. The force of the collision caused the second vehicle to roll over. Four of the five individuals inside the second vehicle were thrown from the vehicle.
Three of the five occupants of the second vehicle died at the crash site. The fourth occupant of the second vehicle was hospitalized but succumbed to their injuries and passed away. The fifth occupant of the second vehicle has been hospitalized for injuries suffered in the crash.
The operator of the speeding vehicle was hospitalized but ultimately died of injuries suffered in the crash. Two passengers of the speeding vehicle were also hospitalized for injuries suffered in the crash.
Wrongful death lawsuits
When you lose a loved one in a car crash it can be difficult to know what to do next. Grief is only made worse by the financial burdens a loved one’s death can place on you. You may have many expenses to bear, such as hospital bills, funeral costs and all of this must be handled without the income and companionship the deceased provided.
Some people who lose a loved one in a car crash choose to learn more about wrongful death lawsuits. Wrongful death lawsuits can be pursued when a person dies due to the negligence or willful conduct of another. The compensation from a wrongful death suit can go a long way to fill the financial void left after a loved one dies.