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Two Collin County Teens Killed In Tragic Texas Car Accident

Flowers for graveTwo teenagers died over the weekend when a car carrying seven people crashed into a curb and rolled into a field in the Collin County town of Princeton, Texas. According to police, Cody Hensley and Stephen Chaney, both 17 years old, were thrown from the vehicle during the tragic car accident and were pronounced dead at the scene, while the other five passengers were transported to the hospital with injuries ranging from minor to critical. If you have been injured in a Texas car accident, or if you lost a loved one in a fatal wreck allegedly caused by another person’s negligence, contact our reputable attorneys at Bandas Law Firm today. Our law firm is located in Corpus Christi, and our lawyers have years of experience protecting the rights of car accident victims throughout the state of Texas.


The fatal Texas car wreck took place around 4 a.m. on the morning of November 10, near the intersection of Monte Carlo and Florence Drive in Princeton. According to investigators, the seven teenage boys involved in the single-vehicle accident were riding in a Mazda hatchback driven by 19-year-old Joshua Bartlett, who survived the wreck. The cause of the accident is under investigation, but police believe that Bartlett simply lost control of his vehicle while negotiating a curve. Authorities did report that the Mazda hatchback had only five restraints despite carrying seven passengers. “Anytime a life is lost, it is tragic, but it really hits hard when it impacts so many members of our community and it involves the young adults who had their lives in front of them,” Princeton Police Chief James Waters said in a statement.


Car accidents occur far too often in Texas and throughout the United States, resulting in devastating injury and tragic loss of life. The sad truth is that many of these accidents, injuries and fatalities could have been avoided, had the person behind the wheel at the time of the accident been more focused on the roadway ahead. If you have suffered serious car accident injuries in Corpus Christi, or elsewhere in Texas, consult our knowledgeable lawyers at Bandas Law Firm for legal help. Our attorneys are dedicated to protecting the rights of car accident victims throughout Texas, and can help you pursue the financial compensation you deserve for your injuries, medical expenses, pain and suffering, and any other damages related to the accident. Don’t hesitate to defend your legal rights; contact our law firm today.