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Parmer County – Socorro Gallego Died in Fatal Bus Crash on US 60

Posted on Friday, July 19th, 2019 at 12:28 am    

Parmer County law enforcement officials have named the driver who was killed after a deadly bus collision on US 60 last Saturday.

The fatality was identified as 48-year-old Socorro Gallego of Friona.

According to initial reports, a passenger bus was in the outside lane of the highway when a westbound Toyota Camry, driven by Socorro Gallego, failed to yield the right of way and struck the front end of the bus. Police said that Gallego was attempting to enter Cargill Meat Solutions during the time of the incident.

Gallego sustained serious injuries and was taken to Parmer Medical Center in Friona for treatment. Unfortunately, she later died. Meanwhile, four of the bus passengers were rushed to Parmer Medical Center where they were treated and released. Four other passengers were treated on the scene.

We would like to express our deepest sympathies to the friends and families of the injured victims. We pray for their full recovery as we hope that the Parmer County Police Department will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.

Injuries caused by vehicle collisions can vary from crash to crash. Some injuries may heal within a span of days while others could paralyze a victim’s body for a month. The most commonly known car accident injuries include neck and chest and head and back injuries. Broken and ligament damages are also quite common.

Sometimes, a car accident can cause serious injuries to multiple parties—and filing a claim can get complicated. To make sure your claim is successful, you need to gather supporting evidence and documents that can back up your claim. It could be a detailed account of the accident you are involved in or documents indicating the extent of injuries you sustained. These may include a video or photograph of the scene, police reports, and medical records, to name a few.


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