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Two-truck collision in Paige kills one

A collision between a semi-truck and a box truck that occurred along U.S. Highway 290 in Paige, Texas resulted in the death of one individual. The accident happened last Monday, November 28 at approximately 5:19 a.m.

According to preliminary investigations, a Ryder freight-liner that was hauling seafood was heading west on U.S. Highway 290 when it collided with a Peterbilt towing truck that was hauling lime. The former was operated by Pascual Rueda-Orozco, and the latter was operated by a 63-year-old man. Rueda-Orozco was declared dead at the scene of the accident while the Peterbilt driver was transported to a hospital via STARFlight helicopter.

Sergeant Robbie Barrera with the Department of Public Safety Texas Highway Patrol said drivers should be extra careful when it comes to driving early in the morning. He noted “when you’re driving out here, make sure you limit your distraction, especially early in the morning. I believe this crash happened at 5 a.m. It’s still a little dark outside. Don’t be on your cell phone, make sure you’re paying attention to your driving, and don’t be eating or reaching for anything.”

Sand truck-Ford collision injures woman

A collision between a Kenworth tractor trailer and a 2014 Ford Fiesta that happened at the general area of Bell and Hughes Street in San Angelo, Texas on Tuesday, October 25 at around 12:16 a.m. resulted in one woman getting injured.

According to San Angelo Police Department public information officer Tracy Gonzales, the victim was identified as a 29-year-old female passenger in the Fiesta, who had to be extricated from the vehicle by the San Angelo Fire Department due to entrapment and was taken to Shannon Medical Center for the immediate medical attention of her life-threatening injuries.

Meanwhile, the Fiesta’s driver, a 30-year-old San Angelo man sustained non-life-threatening injuries and refused to be taken to the hospital, while the driver of the tractor-trailer, a 39-year-old man from Graham in Young County, was not harmed in the incident.

The consequences that a truck accident can have on the life of a victim can be pretty devastating. As such, if you have sustained injuries arising from a truck accident in the state of Texas, and the accident was caused by the negligent actions of other individuals, do not hesitate to the legal assistance of our attorneys at Williams Hart by filling out the contact information sheet at the top of the page. Or, to get more information, call (800) 220-9341.

Two dead, three critically injured in San Antonio dump truck-pickup collision

A dump truck and pickup collision that occurred at the intersection of U.S. Route 281 and Farm to Market Road 1937 in San Antonio, Texas resulted in the death of two people. Three others sustained injuries in the accident, which happened on Friday, September 30 around 4:30 p.m.

According to San Antonio Police Department Sergeant Trey Roussel, the two vehicles hit each other head-on, killing the driver of the pickup and his 12-year-old passenger. Meanwhile, three other people who were also passengers in the pickup truck sustained critical injuries. One of them, a two-year-old child, suffered from a compound leg fracture.

Police investigators said the dump truck driver allegedly tried to slow down and swerved as far to the right as possible to avoid traffic, but the driver collided with the pickup with enough force to send the truck into a ditch. The Bexar County driver was carrying a heavy load at the time of the accident. He was taken to the hospital to receive treatment for his minor leg injury.

Three-vehicle collision kills one in chicken truck accident

Police authorities have reported that an individual was killed in a three-vehicle collision along the northbound lane of U.S. Highway 271 near Lavender Road in Upshur County, Texas at around 3:12 a.m. on May 18. The victim was identified as 57-year-old Robert Wayne Williams of Overton, who was driving a pickup truck towing a utility trailer.

According to preliminary investigations, an 18-wheeler truck hauling chicken parts northbound on U.S. Route 271 veered into oncoming traffic and crashed into another semi-truck. The chicken hauler then flipped over, causing a blockage to both lanes of northbound traffic and littering the street with its load of chicken parts. Williams crashed into the accident, which blocked the highway, and was declared dead at the scene of the accident. The Upshur County Sheriff’s office closed U.S. Route 271 for several hours after the incident to make way for maintenance crews and police investigators.

Unfortunately, the attorneys at Williams Hart truck accident resource center see the devastating results of truck accidents far too often. Our thoughts are with the victims and families this accident has impacted.

Several injuries and two deaths resulted from Weimer pile-up crash

The Texas Department of Public Safety has reported that two individuals lost their lives while ten other people were injured in a chain reaction crash involving a bus and a flatbed trailer on Interstate 10 at Weimar, KXAN reported on June 3.

A Transportes del Norte bus was carrying around 30 migrant workers from Mexico on its way to North Carolina when it crashed into the rear of a flatbed trailer at around 12:30 p.m. After the bus-truck collision, other vehicles became entangled in the crash, causing a chain reaction crash.

Houston resident Susan Jamse, whose SUV was hit by the 18-wheeler truck in the series of collisions was able to escape from her vehicle, despite the serious damage it sustained.

People who were hurt in the incident were transported to hospitals in Austin, Columbus, and La Grange.

Sadly, the 31-year-old bus driver, Miguel Angel Tobalina-Gonzalez, and 34-year-old passenger Roman Juan Domicilio, who was sitting behind the driver’s seat, were killed in the accident.

The interstate’s eastbound lanes were closed to public traffic for three hours as maintenance crews cleared the area.

Cement truck accident injures three

A cement truck and car collided in Montgomery County, resulting in the injuries of three people, KTRK reported on June 2.

The accident occurred in the westbound lanes of Highway 105; preliminary information gathered at the scene suggests that the cement truck driver ran a red light before hitting the car. The car was totaled in the crash.

One individual was transported to a medical facility by helicopter; this person sustained critical injuries from becoming trapped in the car after the accident. The other two people in the vehicle sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

A person injured in any personal injury accident, let alone an accident involving a large truck, will likely have to recover physically and financially. If such an accident has happened to you, you have the right to pursue financial compensation from those responsible for your injuries. Get in touch with the team at Williams Hart by filling out the contact information form on this page, and learn more about the legal options you may pursue.

Oil tanker/van collision in Texas kills five

The Texas Department of Public Safety has reported that a collision between a van and an oil tanker truck has resulted in the death of five men, according to ems1.com.

The crash occurred on Thursday, January 15 at around 7 a.m. on U.S. Route 83 near Asherton, which is located about 115 miles south of San Antonio, Texas. Isaac Garcia, a witness who was working near the scene of the accident, said “there were flames all over the place,” noting that it was the second accident to occur in that area that he had witnessed. Road conditions and oil slicks may have contributed to the accident. One other driver was severely injured.

The attorneys at Williams Hart would like to extend their sincerest condolences to those suffering from their recent and unexpected loss.

Propane truck-vehicle collision causes temporary closure of I-20

A truck carrying 3,000 gallons of propane caught fire near Fort Worth on Friday, January 2 causing the closure of the freeway, according to Arcamax.

The car and truck collided on the highway at around 6:15 a.m. in the westbound lanes of 1-20 between Green Oaks Boulevard and East Loop 820. A third car was involved after the initial accident. The highway was shut down for several hours while firefighters allowed the propane to burn off before proceeding to clear the area. The Arlington Fire Department informed the residents near the north and south of the Interstate 20 area of the situation and asked them to be vigilant. There were no reported injuries.

Though there was no injuries in the latest accident, many truck accidents do result in hospitalization and significant  property damage due to their immense size and the sometimes hazardous material that they’re carrying. Should you ever find yourself injured in a truck accident in Texas, our attorneys can help you pursue financial compensation from the parties responsible for your plight. For more information on how you can get legal help, fill out the contact information sheet on this page so our representative can immediately get in touch with you.

Woman dies in truck-trailer collision in Austin

A 65-year-old woman identified as Rebecca Bishop died as a result of a car-truck collision on Sunday, January 12 in north Austin, Texas.

According to the Austin police, a semi-truck was in the process of backing its trailer into a commercial business parking lot along Burnet Road, thus blocking its southbound lanes, when Bishop’s Toyota Rav 4 collided with the trailer.

Police authorities found the sport utility vehicle lodged under the trailer. Bishop was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

Aside from Bishop, no other individual was reported to have been hurt due to the incident.

Mack truck-logging truck collision kills one in Texas

The Texas Department of Safety reported that an accident between two 18-wheelers claimed the life of one person in Smith County, an area located east of Tyler near LB Wilson Lake, in late December.

According to the authorities, 59-year-old Kennard, Texas resident Archie Lee Moore, the driver of a logging truck, had been heading south on County Road 21 (also called Red Bird County), when he collided with a Mack truck driver who was westbound on County Road 26 (also known as Jamestown Road).

Initial investigations showed that the Mack truck driver “failed to yield the right of way at a stop sign,” causing the logging truck to be trapped underneath the Mack truck and the Mack truck to veer off the road.

It was not clear in the DPS report who died in the accident.