Oswald Ramirez Injured in Fatal Crash on U.S. Highway 84 in Garza County

Oswald Ramirez Injured in Fatal Crash on U.S. Highway 84 in Garza County

Oswald Ramirez Hospitalized after Garza County Car Crash on U.S. Highway 84 at FM 211

Garza County, Texas (April 24, 2022) – Oswald Ramirez, 58, of Lubbock, was injured after being involved in a deadly car crash Friday morning in Garza County, according to authorities.

The collision happened on U.S. Highway 84 at the intersection of FM 211 on Friday, April 22.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Ramirez was driving a pickup truck eastbound on FM 211 when he failed to yield the right of way to an SUV that was heading northbound on U.S. Highway 84.

As a result, the truck collided with the SUV. The speed limit along that section of the road was 75 miles per hour.

The SUV’s driver, Kimberly Meagan Craig, 37, of Post, was taken to University Medical Center in Lubbock, where she was declared dead. Her passenger, a 6-year-old girl, was also taken to the same hospital. Authorities said the child was in stable condition as of Saturday.

Ramirez sustained minor injuries and was also taken to University Medical Center in Lubbock.

Conditions in the area were clear and dry. It was not immediately known if Craig and the girl were wearing seat belts at the time of the accident.

The crash remains under investigation.

Common Causes of Automobile Accidents

There are many different reasons why automobile, 18-wheeler, and motorcycle accidents occur, including driver negligence, driver inattention, 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 under the influence of alcohol or drugs. While the factors listed above are the main causes of most accidents, there may also be other factors involved, which is why it’s important that an investigation be conducted before evidence disappears, especially in cases involving a fatality.  At Joel A. Gordon & Associates, we will act quickly to secure accident scene photos, interview witnesses, obtain police records, and secure other valuable evidence needed to win your case.  Call now for a free consultation.

To speak with an attorney  Click to call: 281-943-5555.

,

Share this post

REMOVE ARTICLE

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.