EDINBURG, TX – One man was killed and six other people were transported to the hospital following a wrong-way crash early Tuesday morning.
According to Valley Central, the incident took place as 29-year-old Tyrone Amos was traveling in the oncoming lanes of traffic at about 4:30 a.m. in the 16000 block of North Expressway 281.
Amos collided head-on with a pickup truck in the southbound lanes of the freeway. Three other vehicles then became involved in the chain-reaction crash.
The driver of one of the three additional vehicles, 27-year-old Victor Bazan Jr., was killed in the crash. Six other individuals, including Amos, were hospitalized with varying injuries.
Amos has been charged with intoxication manslaughter and two counts of intoxication assault.
If you have lost a loved one as the result of a tragic wrong-way collision caused by the reckless behavior of another individual, you could be entitled to compensation. The McAllen car accident attorneys with Herrman and Herrman can help you get the money you are entitled to for any medical bills, funeral costs, loss of income, and other expenses incurred as a result of the traumatic accident. Contact us today to schedule a free review of your claim by a member of our legal team.