A 19-year-old driver is facing charges after four women were killed in a Dallas car wreck on September 5, 2015. The driver is charged with four counts of an accident involving death and failure to render aid, car accident lawyers note.
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All Victims Were Members of the Same Family
According to dallasnews.com, the man was driving north on Webb Chapel, northwest Dallas, when his pickup truck collided with the victims’ car, police said. The crash claimed the lives of four female relatives whose ages ranged from 38 to 65. Texas officials state the truck hit the driver’s side of the car, which was pushed into a utility pole.
Witnesses reported that before authorities arrived the occupants of the truck were trying to leave. The driver of the pickup will be charged with four counts of an accident involving death and failure to render aid. Police said the driver of the car and three passengers were pronounced dead at the scene, the website reported.
Injured Drivers or Passengers May Be Entitled to Compensation
Drivers or passengers who are injured in car accidents may be entitled to compensation for damages resulting from their injuries, including:
- Medical expenses
- Loss of income or ability to work
- Pain, suffering, and mental anguish resulting from an injury
If a driver or passenger is killed in a car accident, his or her family members may be able to pursue compensation for the wrongful death of their loved one. Wrongful death damages can include:
- Mental anguish, and pain and suffering from the loss of a loved one
- Loss of relationship or financial support of a loved one
- Funeral expenses
- Conscious pain and suffering or a loved one prior to death
People who have been injured in a car accident are advised to seek a qualified car accident attorney to help them protect their legal rights.
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