San Patricio, TX – Two Killed in Car Wreck on TX-188 near FM 796

San Patricio, TX – Two Killed in Car Wreck on TX-188 near FM 796

San Patricio, TX (May 16, 2022) – Two people were killed in a car accident in San Patricio on May 12. The incident was reported to responders who were promptly dispatched to the crash site to help the involved parties. 

Upon their arrival at the scene, located on TX-188 near FM 796, crews found two people who had lost their lives due to the collision. San Patricio County deputies and the Sinton Fire Department were also on the scene. 

What led to the wreck remains under local police investigation at this time. Traffic was delayed in the area while police and other responders worked to secure the scene. 

Local motorists were forced to use different routes of travel for the time being. We hope for the full and fast recovery of the injured victims. 

Nothing further has been reported concerning the nature of the crash at this time. 

Texas Car Crashes

San Patricio, TX - Two Killed in Car Wreck on TX-188 near FM 796Car accidents happen in Texas each and every day. On average, the state of Texas sees an auto accident that results in injuries once every two minutes and 8 seconds. The Texas Department of Transportation found more than 17,011 people who were injured in auto collisions. Also in 2015, the TDOT found the five top causes of auto collisions. The following are the most prevalent causes of auto collisions in Texas and the number of wrecks they resulted in:

  • Distraction: 94,876 crashes
  • Failing to yield when turning left: 30,741 crashes
  • Unsafe merging: 34,157 crashes
  • Speeding: 136,383 crashes
  • Lane swerving: 36,238 crashes

It is difficult to sustain serious injuries in a traffic crash. Your injuries may be severe, your car could be severely damaged or completely totaled, the cost of your insurance may rise, and you may have had to witness other people get injured or even lose their lives. Additionally, the severity of your injuries may force you to stay in the hospital and not allow you back at work, which could result in serious financial issues.

A car crash lawyer in San Patricio can help you figure out whether you qualify for financial compensation. If you believe your accident was not your fault, you may be eligible to receive financial compensation for mental health care, vehicle repairs, medical bills, and more.

Joe Brad Brock has helped injured crash victims recover just financial compensation for many years. We work diligently to provide our injured clients with optimal results for their situations. We charge no hidden or out-of-pocket fees, and we do not get paid unless you do. Contact our office at your earliest convenience to start on your path to recovery. Our trusted team of car accident attorneys possesses far-reaching experience in helping injured victims get the compensation they deserve. Contact our personal injury attorney in San Patricio today at (361)-884-1086 for a free consultation and to speak with an attorney about your case. 

Note: These posts are written with the use of outside sources.  These outside sources include but are not limited to news reports, police reports, police news bulletins, social media posts, eyewitness accounts about accidents in Texas. For this reason, the information provided in this post has not been verified independently by members of our firm or writing team. If you discover any information that is not correct in our post, contact our firm and we will make every effort to correct the information to ensure that our post reflects the most accurate information available. 

Disclaimer: We take pride in being valued members of the local business community in Corpus Christi and are always striving to improve the safety of our fellow community members. While we are always saddened to know that someone was injured in an accident, attorney Joe Brad Brock hopes that through awareness and education, people will take the necessary precautions to avoid being injured in a serious accident like this. The information contained in these posts should not be considered legal advice or medical advice.  This post is not a solicitation for business and should not be viewed as such. The photos used in this post are not representative of the actual crash scene.