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Maranda Abshire, 22, and two children are dead, and one other child and a driver are injured, after a wrong-way car accident on US Highway 67 in Alvarado, Texas

Modified Date: 
Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:31am
Accident Date: 
Sunday, March 8, 2015

Children Killed in Alvarado Wrong-Way Crash: Police

Investigators said it appears a pickup truck was on the wrong side of the highway and traveling in the wrong direction when it collided with a passenger car.

Woman And 2 Children Dead In North Texas Wrong-Way Traffic Crash

The driver of the car and two of the three children who were passengers were killed. The driver of the car was 22-year-old Maranda Abshire.

Police: 3 dead, 1 injured in wrong-way crash in North Texas

The Tarrant County medical examiner says the car's driver, Maranda Abshire of Alvarado, and her two sons, ages 5 and 2, died in the wreck.

Arrest Made in Crash That Killed Mother & 2 Boys: Police

Alvardo police said they obtained four arrest warrants for Ricardo Martinez, 53, of Fort Worth.

Fort Worth Man Charged In Wreck That Killed Woman, 2 Sons

Medical records show Martinez had a blood alcohol level of 0.24 after the accident.

An adult and two chldren are dead after a head-on crash on US Highway 67 in Alvarado, Texas early Sunday morning. The accident occurred netween County Road 810 and Baker Lane and was reported to police just before 1:30 AM. Investigators believe a pickup truck was driving on the wrong side of the highway when it struck the on-coming passenger vehicle. An adult and two children in the car were died in the accident. A third child from the vehicle, as well as the driver of the pickup, were airlifted to an area hospital in unknown conditon. The accident is still under investigation. We will have more details on this tragic story as new information emerges.

What every family needs to know about Texas wrongful death claims

When someone is killed in a car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, or other kind of accident, family members left behind must cope with the tragedy as best they can. Many important decisions need to be made, and a wrongful death claim needs to be filed.

In Texas, a claim can be filed only by specific family members, but there are strict requirements and deadlines that must be met. It is critical to talk with a Texas lawyer experienced in wrongful death cases to get the information and advice needed to move forward.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Maranda Abshire
Ricardo Martinez
Christopher Adrian Dominguez
Cruz Dominguez
Lindsey Reynolds
Roadway: 
US Highway 67

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