Polk County – Livingston Driver Died in Solo-Vehicle Crash on FM 3277
Posted on Monday, July 15th, 2019 at 5:59 am
The Polk County Police Department is investigating an auto accident on Farm to Market Road 3277, west of Livingston, last July 5.
According to initial reports, the incident happened at around 3:00 p.m. seven miles west of Livingston. When local troopers arrived at the scene, they found a Nissan truck that struck a tree. An initial investigation indicates that the truck was seen traveling at an unsafe speed along the westbound lanes of FM 3277 when it drifted off the roadway and crashed into a tree.
The driver of the Nissan, who was identified as 42-year-old Cory New of Livingston, sustained serious injuries from the force of the impact. He was immediately taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
No further details are available as the crash remains under investigation.
We offer our sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased victim. May God grant you the strength to go through this difficult time in your life. We believe that the Polk County 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 have been involved in a car accident with a hit-and-run or 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. 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.