Martin County- Two People Dies Following Sunday Crash on State Highway 349
Posted on Thursday, February 7th, 2019 at 1:50 am
The Texas Department of Public Safety officials has released the identification of the victims who died in a collision on State Highway 349 last Sunday afternoon.
Reports from a local news source says that an 18-wheeler truck and a pickup truck collided eighteen miles north of Midland. A pickup truck was traveling along SH 349 when for yet unknown reasons, it rear-ended the truck that had stopped to give way for another car.
The impact of the collision killed the driver and passenger of the pickup truck. They were identified as 58-year-old Roger L. King and 53-year-old Wendy L. Caban respectively, both were from Lamesa.
Local investigators arrived at the scene to determine liability and factors that contributed to the crash.
The accident remains under investigation.
We express our deepest condolences to the family and relatives of the deceased victim. May God grant you the strength you need to get through this difficult moment in your life. We strongly believe that authorities will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
Texas is among the states in the US that have the most car accidents which involved injuries and fatalities every year. Some of the common factors contributing to the rising cases of collisions in the area include the worsening traffic situation, weather conditions, and poor driving habits.
Bad driving habits are the greatest cause of a fatal crash. It can be lethal to the person behind the wheel, as well as the drivers on the road. Drivers who do not use their signal to change lanes or those who do not secure their blind spots before shifting direction are more likely to be involved in an accident. Some of the most dangerous driving habits include speeding, unsafe lane change, tailgating, and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. If you or someone you love has been a victim of a car accident with a negligent driver, you have a right to fair compensation for the trauma you experienced and the injuries you have suffered.