Joseph Imhoff Dies in Car Accident on East I-20 in Southeast Odessa

Joseph Imhoff Dies in Car Accident on East I-20 in Southeast Odessa

Joseph Imhoff Killed in Southeast Odessa Two-Vehicle Crash on East I-20

Odessa, Texas (February 29, 2020) – The man who was injured earlier this month in a two-vehicle crash in Southeast Odessa has died, a local news source reported.

The crash occurred on Friday morning, February 14, in the 7100 block of East I-20.

Police said Joseph Imhoff, from Georgia, was driving on the interstate behind a semi-truck when he failed to control his speed and rear-ended the semi.

Imhoff was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries where he succumbed to the injuries on February 27.

Investigators said alcohol was a factor in the crash.

An investigation into the crash is underway.

We pass our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Joseph Imhoff.

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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The information for this article was obtained from public media and is for informational purposes. We understand this is a difficult time for the family of those affected by a tragic accident, and we offer our sincere condolences. While the idea of hiring a law firm may not feel appropriate at this time, as a public service we like to advise family of the following:
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.
2. In Texas it is illegal for anyone to contact the family by telephone or in-person to convince the family to hire a law firm or attorney unless the family contacted the law firm or attornay first.
3. Under Texas law, wrongful death actions can be brought by a spouse (husband or wife), child (son or daughter), or parent (mother or father). A claim can also be brought on behalf of the deceased estate. the statute of limitations in Texas for wrongful death is two years from the date of the incident.