On Saturday evening, March 23, 2013, there was a fatal car accident in College Station Texas. Two young victims have lost their lives, while five others had to be hospitalized for serious injuries. Investigators are speculating that the accident occurred as one pickup was backing out of the driveway of a home when another pickup came along and crashed into the vehicle. The vehicle pulling out of the driveway was carrying six people, the driver being Taylor Leonard of Houston. Leonard, the 19-year-old driver and one of his passengers, 20-year-old Nathan Hardcastle of Cypress, were the two that lost their lives in this tragic accident. At the time, Hardcastle was a sophomore student at Texas A&M University. The driver of the second pick and the four other passengers in Leonard’s vehicle all had to be transported to the local hospital. As of Monday March 25th, all the accident victims were said to be in stable condition.
The investigation of this tragic auto accident continues as the families grieve for the two lost victims. Car accidents are one of the leading causes of accidental death in the Unites States. In fact, in 2009 alone there were more than 33,808 traffic fatalities in the U.S., out of those 3,071 deaths occurred in the state of Texas. There are many different distractions that could cause a car accident such as cell phones, radio, GPS, grooming and eating. Car accident can also be caused by pure negligence and misconduct like in cases where drunk driving or drugs are involved. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a serious traffic accident, then you may be eligible for monetary compensation. Let a Houston personal injury attorney help you file a claim and assist with the financial recovery process. Here at Mukerji Law Firm we can help maximize your personal injury claim. Call us today for a free case evaluation at.
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