Three Dead, Including Toddler in Fatal Richmond CrashJuly 19, 2021
A fatal two-vehicle crash was reported in Richmond, Texas on Friday, July 9th, 2021. The Fort Bend County Sheriff Department was one of the first responders at the scene. The crash occurred on Westpark Tollway, just after 1:00 a.m.
From an early investigation of the case, authorities stated that a dark-colored sedan and a white Audi SUV may have been involved in a wrong-way collision. The Audi was occupied by a driver, while the sedan was carrying a driver and a passenger, who happened to be a two-year-old child. Unfortunately, everyone who was involved in the crash was fatally injured and pronounced dead at the scene, including the Audi driver, who happened to be a woman of unknown age, and the sedan driver, a 28-year-old man. Authorities are still conducting an investigation of the case.
Who Can File A Wrongful Death Claim?
The person who can file a wrongful death claim, following a car crash that claimed the lives of another person, is usually someone who is an immediate family member (such as parents, siblings, or children) or a spouse.
Another person that may be able to file a wrongful death claim after a car accident is someone who was named the beneficiary of the deceased’s estates. If you happen to fall into any of the aforementioned categories, consider getting a lawyer to help you. Call us today at (712) 352-7975 to get a free consultation, available 24/7.