Woodville Man Killed, Dane Yates Seriously Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on FM 1006 in Orange CountyKiprop Vincent
18-Year-Old Woodville Man Killed, Dane Yates Seriously Injured in Orange County Two-Vehicle Crash on FM 1006
Orange County, Texas (February 18, 2020) – An 18-year-old Woodville man was killed in a two-vehicle crash early Tuesday morning in South Orange County, according to the DPS.
The fatal crash occurred just before 5:30 a.m. on FM 1006.
DPS said the Woodville man was driving a 2005 Honda passenger car westbound on the highway when he lost control and skidded sideways. The Honda crossed into the eastbound lanes where it struck a Ford SUV driven by Dane Yates, 47, of Port Arthur.
The Honda driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
Yates was taken to Christus St. Elizabeth hospital in Beaumont with serious injuries.
The road near East Round Bunch Road was closed following the crash.
The DPS is investigating the crash.
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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