Head-On Collision Accident Kills Travis County Couple

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 30-Nov-2011

A Travis County couple was killed in a head-on accident Tuesday night as they traveled on U.S. 290 near Baxter Lane, police said.

Ernest Boyett, 64, and his wife, Barbara Boyett, 64, were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident after a Toyota, traveling opposite them, crossed into their lane, smashing into their Honda Odyssey van.

The Toyota’s driver, 40-year-old Terri Elmore was transported to University Medical Center, Brackenridge via Star Flight, with severe internal injuries and head injuries. She was last listed in critical condition, hospital representatives said.

All of the vehicle occupants involved in the Travis County accident were wearing seatbelts, authorities surmise.

Mr. Boyett was a pastor as Dayspring Fellowship Chapel in Austin, well-known about his community and congregation.

Police are still investigating the cause of the Toyota’s loss of control and what may have provoked Elmore to travel into the oncoming lane of traffic.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Boyett’s family and friends as they mourn the loss of their loved ones.

If you or someone you love has been seriously injured or killed in a car accident, call our personal injury attorneys, serving Travis County, Bastrop County, Brazos County and statewide Texas, contact us online or visit one of the 11 offices for our auto accident lawyers in Texas for a free case evaluation today. Our team of zealous attorneys, medical consultants, private investigators and caring staff will help you uncover some of the answers to questions surrounding your accident or the accident of a loved one, while seeking fair compensation for your injuries and loss. We care. We can help.

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