Pasadena, TX (July 22, 2021) - One man was killed in a fiery two-vehicle collision on Highway 225 in the area of Beltway 8 in the early morning hours of Thursday, July 22nd in Pasadena.
According to fire officials at the scene, reported that a car was stalled in the center lane of the westbound side of the highway when the driver of a Jeep crashed into the back of it after cresting a hill. The collision caused both vehicles to go on fire.
Authorities said that the stopped car had its hazard lights on.
Nearby power lines were affected as large flames consumed both vehicles, making it challenging for fire crews to quickly extinguish the flames.
A local source reported that small explosions could be seen happening inside the burning vehicles.
Pasadena’s Chief Fire Marshal said that the male driver of the stalled car died at the scene. Whether the cause of death was crash-related injuries or burn injuries was not made clear.
The highway was shut down for several hours, causing gridlock as traffic was diverted onto the feeder road. The area was cleared at about 11:00 a.m.
The Pasadena Fire Department has not released the name of the victim.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Pasadena
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people are injured in automobile accidents throughout the state of Texas. These accidents happen so often that we seem to have become accustomed to witnesses the devastating aftermath victims and their families are forced to endure. Although the majority of accidents end in minor injuries for victims, tens of thousands of victims incur spinal cord injuries, head trauma, and even broken bones.
Serious injury accidents often force victims into area hospitals where they have to undergo extensive medical treatment. Although we hope that everyone is able to recover from their injuries, more than 3,600 people end up passing away as a result of their injuries.
The unfortunate truth is that no matter how vigilant we are in ensuring the safety of others sharing the road, there is no guarantee that all motorists will pay the same respect to us. As a result, we continue to see people harmed or killed in accidents caused by negligent, reckless, and distracted drivers.
If your loved one lost their life in an accident as a result of another driver’s actions, it is essential that you seek the guidance of a knowledgeable wrongful death attorney in Houston. Working with a skilled and aggressive legal team will ensure you are able to recover from the loss of your loved one.
For over 50-years, the Texas car accident attorneys at Farah Law have helped thousands of grieving families get the justice they deserve after losing loved ones. We work closely to develop powerful strategies that ensure our client’s legal rights and best interests are protected. Our team takes an aggressive approach from the beginning by preparing every case as if it were going all the way to a full jury trial. Doing so ensures we are able to obtain the best results for our clients during negotiations or in court.
If your loved one lost their life in an accident as a result of another driver’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (888) 481-9359 to see how we can help you.
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