Woman Killed in Waco Collision on 22nd Street

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 6-Mar-2013

One woman was killed in a Waco collision on 22nd Street Tuesday evening when the driver of one of the vehicles involved failed to yield the right of way, officials reported.

The woman who was killed in the car accident in Waco was identified as 33-year-old Melissa Ann Fields.

According to a report published by KWTX News, Fields was traveling westbound on Olive Street when a Ford Expidition SUV collided with her 2003 Hyundai Elantra. The Ford SUV was driven by 24-year-old Richard Angel Garcia.

Police said Garcia was transported to HillCrest Baptist Medical Center with injuries caused by the Waco auto accident.

As a result of the two vehicle accident on 22nd Street, police said Fields was ejected from her car. Officials did not reveal whether they believed Fields was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the wreck. The status of the other driver involved was not updated.

At The Carlson Law Firm, our team of experienced attorneys are familiar with all of the details involved in auto accident lawsuits. But while it’s important that we help our personal injury clients seek fair compensation for injuries and loss, we also hope that by holding negligent parties responsible for their carelessness, that we can promote change on our Texas roads.

For a free consultation, call our auto accident lawyers in Waco at 800-359-5690, contact our personal injury law firm online or stop by any of the ten office locations for our car wreck lawyers in Central Texas. We care. We can help.


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