Michael Johnson Injured in Deadly 2-Vehicle Crash on East Cottonwood Road
Ector County, TX (February 6, 2024) On Saturday morning, 31-year-old Abraham Vargas was killed after a horrific traffic crash on FM 554.
According to the Texas DPS, the deadly 2-vehicle crash happened early Saturday morning at the intersection of FM 554 and East Cottonwood Road.
Reports say that an eastbound full-size truck, driven by 47-year-old Michael Johnson of Midland, allegedly ran a stop sign at the crossing and crashed into the northbound vehicle Vargas was driving.
DPS says that the 31-year-old victim was rushed to Medical Center Hospital, where he ultimately succumbed to his injuries and was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
Meanwhile, officials say that Johnson suffered minor injuries and was also taken to the hospital.
Authorities are investigating the deadly 2-vehicle crash and have not released additional information at this time.
Sweet Lawyers extends our deepest sympathies to the bereaved family of Abraham Adrian Vargas. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
2-Vehicle Crash on East Cottonwood Road Kills Abraham Vargas
Dealing with a loved one’s sudden and tragic death is indeed painful. It would certainly take a lot of time to recover from this loss.
However, the worst part to consider is when the death was a result of other people’s negligence.
That is why hiring a legal expert who can help you with a possible wrongful death claim is one of the best decisions one could make during this time.
Moreover, it is helpful to know that each state has its laws covering who can file a wrongful death suit on behalf of the deceased.
These people are those who are related to or depend financially on the person who died. The law usually allows the following people to file a wrongful death case:
- Surviving spouses;
- Domestic partners (registered domestic partnership);
- Children of the deceased;
- Financial dependents, parents, and minors under the care of the deceased;
- Personal representatives.
- These people can differ from state to state.
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