Father Killed, Mother Seriously Injured in Rollover Near Conroe
Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 5-Mar-2013
A rollover accident that claimed the life of a father and sent a mother to the hospital in critical condition left a young boy wandering the scene of the single-vehicle crash near Conroe, Texas, officials said.
Police identified the young man who was killed in the Conroe rollover as 23-year-old Eric McCarthy. His wife, who was transported to the hospital with serious injuries, was identified as Amber McCarthy. Their young son was identified as 4-year-old Tanner McCarthy.
According to a report published by KSAT News, the family was traveling to a family member’s home at the time of the wreck. They were a mere two blocks from the house, police said.
Police reported a long stretch of skid marks in the road near the scene of the rollover accident and are still investigating what may have caused the loss of control that prompted the crash.
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