Texas Trucking Accident Kills Three People
July 31. 2012 12:58 by
wrong way driver
on Interstate 35 set off a deadly chain reaction early Monday morning. The events leading up to the deadly
began at around 3 a.m. Monday morning when a small sedan was spotted driving south in the Northbound lanes of I-35 in Schertz, Texas near San Antonio. The wrong way driver caused an initial
that resulted in only minor injuries. A tanker truck driver, however, failed to see the initial crash and drove through the car accident scene striking and killing two good samaritans that stopped to render aid in response to the first car accident. The other victim was the wrong way driver that caused the initial car accident. Five other individuals were taken to area hospitals for minor injuries. There is no word at this time if alcohol played a role in this horrific accident.
Horrific accidents such as this one come with complicated legal questions, such as who is legally responsible for the deaths and injuries to these innocent victims? Does all responsibility fall on the wrong way driver? Is the truck driver responsible for not keeping a proper lookout? These questions require experienced
personal injury attorneys
with the tools to investigate serious accidents such as this one. The Austin and Dallas personal injury attorneys at Wilson Trosclair & Lovins have that experience. Call us today at 214-484-1930 if you were injured due to the negligence of another person
Trucking Accident Kills Two Dallas Area Woman
July 16. 2012 10:58 by
Amanda Omo-Iyamu of Balch Springs, Texas, and Shun Jones, of Carrollton, Texas were killed in Colorado when they were struck by a large truck while changing a tire on the side of a Colorado highway. Exactly who was driving the truck was a source of confusion. It is now being reported that a 16 year old teen named Tristan Martin, from Sulpher Springs, Louisiana, was driving the truck at the time of the
. At the scene of the trucking accident, however, Tristan’s father, Michael, took the blame for the accident while Tristan fled with some of his friends that were following them from a rodeo in Oklahoma on their way to Wyoming. Tristan and Michael were both arrested and face charges pertaining to the truck wreck and their actions following the accident. Investigators are now trying to determine if a 16 year old driving the truck violated Federal trucking regulations. At the end of the day, however, two families have been torn apart by the untimely death of two of their loved ones. Our thoughts go out to the families involved.
Trucking accidents often result in devastating consequences, and this accident is no exception. That is why it is important to contact an experienced trucking accident lawyer to make sure your rights are fully protected following a trucking accident. Our experienced Austin and
Dallas trucking accident lawyers
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May 4. 2012 15:45 by
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Fort Worth Drunk Driver Sentenced To Twenty Years
Louis Nieves made a horrible and fatal decision last year, and now it will cost him 20 years in prison. He was sentenced by a Fort Worth jury yesterday for his intoxication manslaughter conviction resulting from a mach 2011
that took the life of Alejandro Raya. Mr. Nieves admitted to drinking 10 beers before getting behind the wheel of his truck. He then entered Interstate 30 heading the wrong way and collided with a tanker truck driven by Mr. Raya. Mr. Nieves’ decision to drink and drive took one life and left three children without a father.
Drunk drivers still plague our streets. If you were injured due to someone’s decision to drink and get behind the wheel, you need to talk to a
car wreck attorney in Dallas or Austin
. Call us today at 214-484-1930 to discuss you legal rights.
Car Accident Involving Dump Truck Results In Toddler’s Death
April 30. 2012 11:13 by
An early morning Dallas Fort Worth area
has resulted in the death of a young toddler. The tragic car accident happened on Interstate 20 early this morning during rush hour traffic. Early investigations indicate that a
that was also pulling a trailer lost its drive shaft, causing the truck and trailer to stop in lanes of traffic. The car carrying the toddler then struck the trailer from behind, killing the toddler and critically injuring the child’s mother who was driving the car. Officers continue to investigate the cause for the accident.
Car accidents remain a significant source fatalities in Texas and throughout the country. The real tragedy is that the large majority of car accidents are avoidable. Performing proper maintenance and following basic rules of the road can go a long way in reducing deaths on our roadways. If you or a loved one was injured due to the negligence of another driver, the
Austin and Dallas car accident attorneys
at Wilson Trosclair & Lovins can help. Call us today at 214-484-1930.
Motorcyclist Dies In Early Morning Dallas Motorcycle Accident
February 23. 2012 14:04 by
An early morning Dallas accident involving a motorcycle, 18-wheeler and SUV resulted in the death of one motorcyclist. It is currently believed that a motorcyclist attempting to merge onto Interstate 35 clipped the curb, causing him to lose control and get thrown to the ground. An SUV then proceeded to run over the motorcyclist as he lay on the ground. The driver of the SUV failed to stop at the scene of the accident. The driver of an 18-wheeler was forced to lock his breaks in an effort to avoid the accident, which caused the 18wheeler to collide with two other cars. Fortunately, no injuries resulted from the
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Van Zandt Trucking Accident Claims Young Life
January 9. 2012 12:07 by
in Van Zandt County claimed the life of a young boy early Friday morning. Reports indicate that a young boy was struck head on by a truck driver who had mistaken him for a dead animal in the road. It appeared that the
was walking on FM 47 heading south when he was hit by the truck drive. After further investigation, it appears that the teenager was sleeping next to a friend when he was struck by the truck. His friend remained uninjured. The young boy was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Serious accidents such as these require experienced and
qualified personal injury attorneys
. The Dallas personal injury attorneys at Wilson Trosclair & Lovins have helped hundreds of families when faced with situations such as this one. Call Pete Trosclair in our Dallas office today at214-484-1930 if you or a loved one has been injured in a
18-Wheeler Accident In Allen Leaves One Dead
December 19. 2011 11:24 by
and a Hyundai early this morning resulted in the death of the car’s driver. The trucking accident occurred at approximately 2.a m. this morning on the Sam Rayburn Tollway near Custer Road in Allen. Investigators believe that the driver of the car collided with the right guardrail before moving into the center lane of traffic. The 18-wheeler was traveling behind the car at the time and was unable to stop and avoid the trucking accident. The 18-wheeler struck the driver’s side of the car and pushed it hundreds of yards down the tollway. The northbound tollway will remain closed until noon today.
When fatal trucking accidents such as this one occur, it’s important that the victim’s family fully investigate the accident and not solely rely on the investigating officer’s report. The victim should have a voice in the investigation as well, and that is what the
trucking accident attorneys at Wilson Trosclair & Lovins
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Dallas Trucking Accident Involves Police Car
December 2. 2011 11:36 by
are always serious matters. What made last night’s Dallas trucking accident a little more serious was that it involved a police car. The trucking accident happened at approximately 2 a.m. on Interstate 635 near Hillcrest Road. Police officers were working a
jackknifed and crashed into the rear of the police car. The police officers were taken to Parkland Hospital with unknown injuries. The truck driver was not hurt as a result of the trucking accident, but officers did find alcohol in his system. Even thought the alcohol levels were below the legal limit, it is illegal to consume any alcohol while operating an 18-wheeler and other commercial trucks.
Dallas trucking accident attorneys at Wilson Trosclair & Lovins
have the experience necessary to aggressively and effectively represent individuals injured in trucking accidents throughout Texas and the entire nation.
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One Dead And Two Injured In Dallas Trucking Accident
November 22. 2011 14:10 by
Regina Raquel Duane was killed in an early morning Dallas
when the pickup truck she was a passenger in collided with an
. The trucking accident happened at approximately 2:15 a.m. this morning. Investigating officers believe the driver of the pickup truck-which was pulling a trailer at the time- lost control while driving in the heavy rain of I-35E in Oak Cliff and jackknifed. An 18-wheeler then crashed in the pickup truck, killing Regina Raquel Duane and seriously injuring the two other occupants of the truck. The two other occupants have not been identified, but it was recently confirmed that they were a 26 year old teacher and a 15 year old student from McKinney, Texas. It is believed that prior to the
, Ms. Duane and her two companions were in Midlothian showing sheep at an FFA event. The unidentified teacher remains in critical condition, and the student is in stable condition. The 18-wheeler driver escaped the trucking accident with only minor injuries.
Austin and Dallas Trucking Accident attorneys
at Wilson Trosclair & Lovins have vast experience investigating trucking accidents such as this one. We understand that there is nothing easy about these cases, especially the emotional toll these tragedies have on families. If you or your family has been affected by a trucking accident, call us today at
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Accident Involving 18 Wheeler and School Bus Injures Seven
November 12. 2011 11:34 by
involving a school bus and car near the Williamson County and Burnet County sent seven people to Seton Medical Center all with minor injuries. This is a fortunate outcome considering that the accident involved a tractor trailer and school bus carrying numerous people. The exact cause of the bus and
is unknown at this time. Texas 29 was shut down while officers investigated the car accident, but the roads are now open.
Trucking accidents frequently result in severe injuries for those involved, and as such, experienced personal injury attorneys are important to protect the rights of the injured. Our attorneys have worked to successfully resolve numerous trucking accidents, including cases other attorneys were unwilling to take on. If you were injured due to a trucking company’s negligence, our
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