Two Killed in FM 973 Car Accident in Taylor, Texas

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 2-Jan-2014

A multiple vehicle auto accident in Taylor claimed the lives of two people on Tuesday when an SUV swerved into the opposite lane of traffic, smashing into a Toyota Prius on FM 973, authorities revealed.

Police identified the driver of the 20004 Ford Explorer that crossed into the opposite lane as Jose Rodriguez, 25.

The driver of the Toyota Prius was identified as Taylor resident, Donna Stauffer, 64.

Both driver were pronounced dead at the scene of the Williamson County car accident.

There were three other occupants in the Ford SUV at the time of the crash. All three people were transported to area hospitals for the treatment of their injuries, police reported. An update regarding their conditions and their identities has not yet been provided.

Why Do I Need an Attorney After a Car Accident?

Although many victims of car accidents attempt to handle their insurance claims an interact with the insurance companies of other parties involved and responsible for a wreck, the outcome is not always favorable. Despite the information and evidence supporting their claims, some victims of accidents have their claims denied, requiring more information and evidence in order to back up their accounts of what occurred at the time of the accident.

An attorney with resources and experience will immediately begin gathering information and answering some of the questions surrounding an accident by gathering witness accounts, visiting the scene and compiling reports. Investigators are an important resources that some, although not all, larger law firms possess, making it much easier for them to create relationships with law enforcement, tow yards and other entities that provide vital reports and access to damaged vehicles.

If you’re enduring mounting medical bills as a result of an accident that was not your fault or you’ve lost a loved one who was killed in a fatal car accident caused by the negligence of another driver, call our Austin car accident lawyers for a free initial evaluation of your potential personal injury lawsuit. We care. We can help.


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