Manor–Early Morning Crash on Highway 290 E
Posted on Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 at 11:19 pm
A fatal car accident on Highway 290 E caused the death of one person and injured two people, according to a release by the Manor Police Department.
Monday, at around 5:20 a.m., local police officers were requested at Hwy 290 E near Cedar Street. Based on a preliminary investigation, a sport utility vehicle crashed into the side of an 18-wheeler that was attempting to turn. Authorities are yet to release factors that led to the collision.
The force of the impact was so great that it trapped both the driver and passengers of the SUV inside the wreckage. Emergency crews transported all occupants of the SUV to Dell Seton Hospital for treatment. The driver was listed in emergency care while the rear passenger suffered from non-life threatening injuries. Unfortunately, the third occupant had succumbed to their injuries in the hospital.
No identification has been released.
The MPD crash team is investigating the crash to determine liability.
We offer our sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased victim. May God grant you strength to go through this difficult time in your life. We also pray for a fast recovery of the injured driver. We believe that the Manor Police will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
In the United States, Texas is one of the leading states in the number of traffic collisions involving fatalities. In fact, in 2015 alone, the state recorded more than 1,300 deaths caused by reckless drivers. Despite the government’s aggressive efforts to keep these cases down, Texas remains the worst state in the country for alcohol-involved car crashes.
If you are injured by a reckless driver, the first thing you need to do is call the police. Once the investigation is completed, you can file a lawsuit against the suspected driver and possibly. A successful case could help you cover your medical expenses and compensate for your emotional and physical suffering. Speak with your personal injury lawyer to know more about your rights to fair compensation.