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Arlington four-vehicle accident kills one

The Arlington Police Department has reported that one individual died in a four-vehicle accident that occurred on westbound I-20 shortly before Cooper Street on Monday, May 9.

According to preliminary investigations, the accident occurred after an SUV ran over an obstruction on the road. A Hyundai behind the SUV swerved to avoid the same obstruction and crashed into the center median before an 18-wheeler hit the Hyundai from behind. A pickup truck was also involved in the incident. The male driver of the Hyundai was killed and declared dead at the scene, while another individual was treated for injuries at the scene of the accident.

The attorneys at Woodson Law Firm see the trauma caused by multi-vehicle accidents such as this and know how overwhelming the physical and emotional injuries are for victims and their families. Our thoughts and condolences are with the family and friends of the victim in this accident as they mourn the loss of their loved one.

Husband, wife killed in The Colony two-vehicle accident

Two individuals lost their lives on Tuesday, April 5 at around 8:00 p.m. when the motorcycle they were riding on the northbound service road of State Highway 121 at Plano Parkway in The Colony, Texas was struck by a possible drunk driver, who ran a red light.

The deceased were identified as 42-year-old husband and wife, Jeremy and Stephanie Byington, who were both from The Colony. According to preliminary investigations, the couple was riding their motorcycle along the Plano Parkway when a northbound SUV crashed into them.

A GoFundMe account has been created to help the family of the victims with burial expenses.

Plano police have determined during their investigation that the suspect, whose name they have yet to release, may have been drinking at the time of the incident. They added that they will only release the suspect’s name publicly when charges have been formally filed.

Woman dies in Fort Worth vehicular accident

A two-vehicle collision that happened at around 1:30 a.m. on Monday, December 7 in the westbound lane of Interstate 30 between Oakland Boulevard and Beach Street in east Fort Worth, Texas has resulted in the death of one woman and the serious injury of another.

According to preliminary investigations, the woman was thrown out of her vehicle after it was hit by a minivan along the roadway, police spokeswoman Corporal Tracey Night said.

Police officials noted that the accident happened while the victim’s vehicle was stopped along the freeway. Officers are still working to determine why the vehicle was stalled, and currently suspect that it was due to a previous accident.

The woman, who died at the scene of the accident, was identified as the one who was driving the vehicle. Another woman, who was a passenger in the vehicle, sustained critical injuries during the crash and was taken to John Peter Smith Hospital, MedStar Health spokesman Matt Zavadsky said.

Intoxication manslaughter suspect arrested after three-vehicle collision in Fort Worth

Fifty-year-old Carmona Perez Margarito was taken into police custody on Sunday, November 15 in Fort Worth, Texas on charges of intoxication manslaughter for allegedly causing a three-vehicle collision that claimed the life of an individual and sent three others to the hospital in critical condition.

The Fort Worth Police Department responded to the scene of the accident on the southbound North Freeway at Northside Drive at around 2:35 Sunday morning.

Margarito had been driving a green Ford F-150 pickup when the accident happened, announced police spokesman Officer Daniel Segura. The specific details of the accident are still under investigation and have not been released to reporters at this time. Officers believed Margarito to be drunk at the time of his arrest. The freeway was closed off after the accident while officials worked to investigate and clean up debris from the collision. It was reopened at 7:00 in the morning, according to police reports.

 

2 killed in Fort Worth drunk driving accident

Two residents of Forest Hill, Texas, were killed in a two-vehicle accident on Sunday, November 1 when an alleged drunk driver struck their car in a residential area. The victims were identified as 76-year-old George Moon and 63-year-old Beverly Gayle Moon.

According to preliminary investigations, George Moon began feeling ill on Sunday morning and decided to go to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. Moon’s 45-year-old niece, along with her adult daughter, went to Moon’s home in order to take Moon and his wife to the hospital.

Moon and his wife, who were backseat passengers in the car operated by the niece’s daughter, were killed when 23-year-old Florida resident Jose Salinas-Gomez hit their car in a sport utility vehicle. Salinas-Gomez now faces charges of intoxication manslaughter and intoxication assault.

Former Fort Worth councilwoman, husband killed in vehicular accident

Former Fort Worth, Texas councilwoman Cathy Hirt and her husband, Darrell, lost their lives when the taxi they were riding in collided with a truck in Budapest, Hungary earlier this month on Friday, October 2.

Cathy Hirt’s brother and Dallas resident, Karl Csaky, said the Hirts were supposed to be flying back to the United States on Saturday after their two-week vacation in Europe, which included trips to Prague and Vienna before a final stopover in Budapest, where Hirt’s parents had once lived, to visit relatives.

The Hirts were known for their charitable contributions and good work in the Fort Worth community. Cathy was a respected councilwoman who had had two bids for a mayoral position, and Darrell was a well-known kidney doctor in town.

The couple is survived by their three children, Karl Joseph, Alex, and Tina. Hirt’s brother said that preparations are underway for a funeral service that will celebrate their lives and mourn their deaths.

Two killed in Fort Worth car accident

Fire department officials reported that a two-vehicle collision at around 4:30 p.m. on Monday, August 3 in one of the center lanes of southbound Loop 820 West, near White Settlement Road in Fort Worth, Texas caused the death of two individuals.

According to fire department spokesman Kyle Clay, the accident occurred when a Chevrolet Malibu developed a flat tire. Because of this problem, the vehicle came to a stop in one of the roadway’s center lanes, at which point a sport utility vehicle rear-ended the Malibu.

Two individuals were sitting in the back seat of the Malibu when it was hit, resulting in fatal injuries. One individual was pronounced dead at the scene while the other died after being taken to the hospital. Two other individuals involved in the accident were taken to area hospitals to receive treatment for minor, non-life threatening injuries. Authorities have stated that they are not sure how fast the SUV was traveling when it struck the Chevy Malibu.

Texas A&M University-Texarkana student dies in car accident

A student at Texas A&M University-Texarkana in Texarkana, TX was killed in a car accident on Thursday, July 16, according to an email from the university’s president, Emily Cutrer.

The victim was identified as Ana Arellano, an undergraduate student from Horatio, Arkansas and who was supposed to be returning to the university this fall as a sophomore.

Cutrer said that the “loss comes at a time that our campus is still healing from November’s tragic accident” wherein three college students – one of whom was Daniel Gonzalez and was “a very close friend of Ana’s” – were killed on Interstate 30 when their car was rear-ended by an 18-wheeler.

Cutrer is inviting those who feel inclined to help to donate financial assistance for Arellano’s burial expenses by contacting LeAnne Wright at LeAnne.Wright@tamut.edu.

Dottie Lynn Parkway single-vehicle accident kills teen

A teenager from Arlington lost his life on July 3 when his car crashed into a tree in Fort Worth, according to a Dallas Morning News report.

According to Burton, Carpenter went to his father’s house in Arlington that Friday to get some things for himself, such as clothes, video games, and his guitar, to take with him on his way to his mother’s house a few blocks away. She received a text message from him at 9:43 p.m. Just over an hour later, at 11:10 p.m., Carpenter was found inside his car by police officers in the 2600 block of Dottie Lynn Parkway. Carpenter’s vehicle apparently veered off the roadway, and he then crashed into a tree. Police are conducting further investigations to determine what factors may have contributed to the crash.

The Fort Worth legal team at the Woodson Law Firm extends their sincere thoughts to the friends and family suffering from this tragic loss.

Authorities search for hit and run driver in injurious accident

Three girls were hit by a vehicle on Mississippi Avenue near Lowden Street at around 2:35 a.m. on June 14, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Police have been looking for the hit and run driver, who was reported to be driving a white Crown Victoria. Reports indicated that two men were in the car, one appeared to be African-American and the other Hispanic.

The girls, who were ages 10, 11, and 14, remained in serious condition at Cook Children’s Medical Center. The father of the oldest girl said his daughter had been staying with the other two girls, who were her close friends.

The legal team at the Woodson Law Firm understands that reckless drivers cause great injury in accidents everyday. If you or a loved one has experienced this, our attorneys may help you pursue financial compensation to cover medical expenses and other associated costs. Call us at (817) 338-0303 today to learn more about your legal options.

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