Two Dead in Austin Car Accident Involving Wrong Way Vehicle on Mopac

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 23-Oct-2013

A wrong-way accident in Austin claimed the lives of two people after the vehicles collided on Mopac near Duval, police reported.

Although the woman who was killed in the head-on collision has not yet been identified, police said she was the 40-year-old driver of the Honda sedan. The driver of the Chevy was identified as a male, who was transported to a Round Rock hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Police have not yet revealed which of the vehicles was traveling in the wrong direction on Mopac.

As a result of the impact, one of the vehicles involved caught fire.

Police have not ruled out the possibility that alcohol may have contributed to the Austin wrong-way accident.

Wrong Way Accident Attorneys in Austin

Though there are many different factors and causes leading to wrong-way collisions, the impact and injuries accompanying can be devastating. Situations where a wrong-way accident occurs may be tied to:

  • Confusion about one’s where-abouts
  • Poor visibility or inclement weather conditions
  • Driver inexperience
  • Wreckless or negligent driving
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Drowsy driving
  • Distracted driving

At The Carlson Law Firm we have access to private investigators and medical professionals who can immediately begin gathering evidence that helps our clients’ cases by providing vital details and important answers. With ten locations for our Texas law firm, we have the reach to help clients all over the state and the country.

For a free consultation, call our personal injury lawyers in Austin or stop by any of the 10 locations for our law firm in Texas. We care. We can help.

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