Texas Woman Killed in Accident Involving Multiple Cars
A car accident can be life threatening or even result in death for those involved, which is why it's important to always pay attention and be aware when driving, even when the roads seem clear or straight. Dallas readers may have heard the news that a local Texas woman was killed recently in an accident involving a Porsche SUV in Loudoun County, Virginia. According to reports, the 86-year-old woman was from Huntsville, Texas.
According to the source, the accident occurred on Oct. 4 around 2:30 in the afternoon. The accident resulted when a 2004 Porsche SUV allegedly crossed the center line while heading west on Route 50 near Briar Patch Lane. When it crossed the middle line, the vehicle in which the 86-year-old woman was a passenger, was struck. The 2013 Chrysler minivan had six people in it at the time of the accident, according to reports from the scene.
The woman died at the scene of the accident, and the driver was reportedly in critical condition following the accident. The driver was taken to the Inova Fairfax Hospital along with the front passenger. The passenger has since been released. Three additional passengers were taken to the Stone Springs Medical Center and the Cornwall Campus of Loudoun Inova Hospital for the treatment of their wounds. There have been no reports about the state of the driver of the Porsche released at present.
An accident like this can be a struggle to get through, especially when people are seriously injured and killed. Having to worry about medical bills, missing work, and funeral costs is sure to add to the stress of the situation. If you're involved in an accident, it's wise to look into your options for compensation to help you get through this trying time.
Leesburg Patch, "Third Accident Raises Fatality Total in Loudoun Over Weekend to Five" Dusty Smith, Oct. 07, 2013