2 Killed in Fiery Crash on SH 171 near Hillsboro

2 Killed in Fiery Crash on SH 171 near Hillsboro

Two Killed in Hillsboro Two-Vehicle Crash on SH 171 at CR 3131

Hillsboro, Texas (March 8, 2021) – Two people were killed early Sunday morning in a two-vehicle crash east of Hillsboro, according to the Texas DPS.

The fatal crash was reported around 2:06 a.m., March 7, on SH 171 at CR 3131.

DPS said a Chevrolet Camaro was traveling northbound when it crashed into the side of a truck tractor semi-trailer while it was turning left.

The impact caused the Camaro to catch fire.

The Chevrolet driver and the passenger were pronounced dead at the scene. The identities of the victims have not been released.

The driver of the semi-trailer was uninjured in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

Common Causes of Automobile Accidents

While there are many causes of car accidents, the most common reasons of driver negligence include driver inattention; cell phone use; texting and driving; speeding; fatigue; failure to yield the right of way from a stop sign or private drive; running a red light; and driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs,” Attorney Joel A. Gordon said. Mr. Gordon believes that an independent investigation is important. An Attorney will help obtain the crash report, secure accident photos, interview witnesses, and create a claim.

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1. In some cases it may be very important to immediately begin securing evidence, including but not limited to photos of skid marks, photos of property damage, witness statements, the actual vehicle or other property involved in the incident, and other critical evidence before its disappears.
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