Mary Watts and Frances Woodard Dies in US 287 Traffic Accident [Childress, TX]

Mary Watts and Frances Woodard Dies in US 287 Traffic Accident [Childress, TX]

Motorist Hurt in Fatal 2-Vehicle Collision on Highway 287

Childress, TX (August 26, 2023) On Thursday afternoon, 85-year-old Frances Woodard and 84-year-old Mary Watts died in a traffic accident on U.S. 287.

According to the Texas DPS, another person was injured in the fatal 2-vehicle collision that happened around 1:10 p.m. on Highway 287.

Reports say that Woodard was driving a 2004 Toyota Tundra that attempted to cross over the southbound lanes to start traveling north on U.S. 287, however a 2008 Dodge Ram 3500 was southbound on U.S. 287.

The Dodge driver tried to stop to avoid collision, however the driver was unsuccessful, the Tundra struck the Ram’s driver’s side door.

Officials pronounced Woodard dead at the scene, while her passenger Watts was airlifted to the hospital, however she succumbed to the injuries she received in the casg and died at the hospital.

Meanwhile, the driver of the Dodge was transported to Childress hospital with minor injuries.


Sweet Lawyers extends our deepest condolences to the bereaved families of Frances Woodard and Mary Watts . Our hearts are with you through these trying times. We also wish the injured party a quick recovery.


Tragic 2-Vehicle Collision on Highway 287 Kills Mary Watts

Around 20-50 million people are involved in road accidents yearly. However, not everyone knows what to do after a traffic accident.

The most valuable step you can take following a similar incident like the Highway 287 traffic accident is hiring a legal attorney.

Moreover, the legal and financial damage that comes from unforeseen loss is tough to juggle while mourning. Yet, the days and months following a tragedy are the most precarious.

To people involved in a Texas crash similar to the US 287 traffic accident, reach out to our experienced lawyers. Let us help you discover if you can file a case on behalf of your departed loved one.

Furthermore, with 40 years of practice, Sweet Lawyers is confident that we can tackle a personal injury lawsuit or a wrongful death claim in a vehicle crash and help you recover. Our legal experts are here to guide you during your legal battle.

Call our offices right now at (800) 674 7852 and let us help you get justice for your family. Our consultation is totally free and confidential.

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