Odessa, TX (September 20, 2020) – A motor vehicle accident reported early Saturday morning claimed one man’s life. At approximately 2:55 a.m., on September 19, the Odessa Police Department responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on East 52nd Street.
Reports provided by the police show that a Ford pickup truck was traveling in the 1400 block of 52nd Street near the intersection with Clover Avenue when they vehicle collided with a GMC Terrain.
The driver of the Ford, who was identified as 19-year-old Kaenan Garms, and his passenger, 18-year-old Evan Hill, were both fatally injured in the accident. Both victims were declared deceased at the scene.
The driver of the GMC, 19-year-old Andrew Nading, was rushed to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Two other victims, identified as 18-year-old D’Morriyon Breaux and 19-year-old Benjamin Luna, were both critically injured in the accident. Both victims were rushed to area hospitals for treatment.
At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are under investigation.
We would like to offer our condolences to the families of Andrew Nading, Kaenan Garms, and Evan Hill at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Texas
Motor vehicle accidents resulting in injuries occur roughly every two minutes here in Texas. These accidents add up to more than 270,000 people being injured every year across our state. Although the degrees of injuries very immensely, there are numerous people who are left with life-threatening injuries that impact their health and wellbeing. Even worse, more than 3,600 people lose their lives annually in crashes.
These incidents show that around ten victims lose their lives in unexpected collisions every day. In the majority of cases, driver error is the cause. When drivers are distracted, drive recklessly, driving while intoxicated, and engage in other activities while operating their vehicles, they place the lives of others sharing the road at immense risk for being injured or killed. In many cases, grieving families are forced to deal with tens of thousands of dollars in funeral costs and medical bills related to the loss of their loved ones. When victims are killed in motor vehicle accidents, it is imperative that their families reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible to protect their legal rights.
Working with a reputable and effective legal team after losing a loved one in a preventable collision is your best bet at getting the justice you deserve and the compensation you need moving forward. We at Rasansky Law Firm are dedicated to helping families get the justice they deserve after losing loved ones in tragic collisions. Our Texas car accident attorneys work diligently to hold wrongdoers accountable so families can get the justice and compensation they deserve. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 617-1816 to explore legal options available for you.
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Disclaimer: As a member of the Dallas community, Rasansky Law Firm’s goal is to improve the safety of all residents in the great state of Texas. While we are extremely saddened by the accidents we report on, we hope that through knowledge of these accidents, individuals will exercise caution in order to avoid similar accidents in the future. These reports are not solicitations for business and the information included herein should not be taken as medical or legal advice. We hope for the quickest recovery for those involved in these accidents.