An early morning crash claimed the lives of two teenagers. The accident occurred near the intersection of Monte Carlo and Florence Drive in Princeton at about 4 am. The crash was a one-car accident. There were 7 people in the vehicle at the time of the wreck. Two teens died at the scene, both were passengers in the car. The other 5 people were transported to the hospital with injuries that ranged from minor to critical. The driver was among the injured and was taken to the hospital.
The vehicle, a Mazda hatchback, is only equipped with 5 restraints, according to police. No other details have been released. The accident is being investigated. As with any serious accident, the parents and loved ones will seek to find out what caused the wreck. In a situation where there is only one vehicle, the driver of the car is most likely responsible for the accident. Although the exact cause of the accident has not been disclosed, there was no indication that another vehicle was involved. There has not been any statement as to whether alcohol could have played a role in the crash.
When an accident with injuries or fatalities occurs, accident lawyers in Houston may be sought to help determine how to proceed. Family members will want to get answers as they try to move forward past this painful event. Accident lawyers in Houston would need to review the details of the wreck to determine negligence.
In order to seek compensation, negligence must be established. The person responsible for the accident must be sought. Additionally, there must have been negligence on the part of the person responsible – they must have done something wrong. If accident lawyers in Houston are able to establish responsibility and negligence, the injured party may be able to seek compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.