Mesquite Car Accident Leads To One Fatality
June 27. 2012 10:28 by
in Mesquite, Texas involving one car and two trucks left one driver dead and another injured. According to the investigation of the
, the driver of a Ford Escort, Paul McCoy, collided into a truck that was stalled on the inside lane of Interstate 635 near the Bruton road exit. The Ford Escort then moved into the lane of another truck traveling in the same direction, thereby resulting in another car wreck. Mr. McCoy was killed in the accident, and one of the
was taken to the hospital for his injuries. Officers do not intend to file charges related to the accident.
Sometimes a car accident appears to be just that- an accident. But on closer inspection, there may be facts indicating that one of the parties involved acted in an unreasonable manner that placed the lives of others in jeopardy. That is why it is always important to talk to a personal injury attorney if you were involved in an accident. Know your rights and take advantage of the legal protections available to you. Call the Austin and Dallas personal injury attorneys at
Wilson Trosclair & Lovins
today if you were injured due to the actions of another.
Wrong Way Car Accident Kills Five People In Mesquite
May 31. 2012 17:19 by
in Mesquite, Texas (a suburb of Dallas) left five people dead, including three children. The
happened at approximately 11:15 p.m. last night on Interstate 20. Just prior to the accident, officers spotted a pickup truck driving the wrong way in the eastbound lanes of traffic. Unfortunately the truck collided head on with an SUV before officers could stop the wrong way driver. Both cars burst into flames due to the crash, killing both drivers and 3 children that were passengers the truck. It is unclear at this time what casued the woman to drive the wrong way.
Avoidable tragedies such as this one plague our Dallas and Austin roadways daily. If you or a loved one has been injured due to the negligence of another driver, the Austin and Dallas personal injury attorneys at
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Mesquite, Texas 18 Wheeler Accident Injures Two
September 22. 2011 11:07 by
An 18-wheeler hauling chicken crashed on Highway 80 at 3 a.m. this morning injuring the driver and his passenger. The trucking accident happened in Mesquite, Texas (a suburb of Dallas). The initial investigation determined that the truck driver lost control of his tractor trailer, which tipped onto its side and collided with concrete pillar. The truck burst into the flames, and the driver had to be pulled out of the truck by emergency rescue crews. Both occupants of the 18 wheeler were taken to area hospitals, but the extent of their injuries is unknown. It is also unknown at time what caused the driver to lose control and whether fatigue, alcohol use, or mechanical problems played a role in this Dallas area trucking accident.
Trucking accidents can be life altering, and when they occur, time is of the essence if vital evidence is to be protected. Call the experienced Dallas and Austin truck accident lawyers at Wilson Trosclair & Lovins today at 214-484-1930.
Collision Between 18 Wheeler And School Bus In Mesquite
July 25. 2011 21:00 by
Three vehicles were involved in an accident today that resulted in a mini-school bus sliding down an embankment and landing on its side.
The accident also involved an 18 wheeler and a compact car. A special needs student and two adults in the bus were treated at a local hospital. It is believed that the injuries are all minor. The driver of the 18-wheeler and compact car were not injured. The exact cause of the accident, and the party at fault, is unknown at this time. We will update this blog as additional information about the accident becomes known.
Trucking Accident In East Texas Claims The Lives Of Three From Mesquite, Texas
June 27. 2011 11:12 by
Two educators from Mesquite, Texas and their one year old child were killed in a trucking accident over the weekend. The car wreck occurred near Mt. Pleasant, Texas, when the car driven by James and Leah Eason collided into the rear of an 18-wheeler that was parked on the shoulder of the highway. Exactly why the car driven by the Eason’s entered the shoulder is unknown at this time. A fourth occupant of the car, the Eason’s four year old son Jace, survived the accident and is in stable condition in a hospital. Click on the video below for more on this story.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a traucking accident, time is of the essence to make sure valuable evidence is protected. Call the Texas trucking accident attorneys at Wilson Trosclair & Lovins today at 214-484-1930.
Dallas Man Severely Injured By Driver Arrested On Suspicion Of Drunk Driving
June 5. 2011 13:39 by
A Dallas man sustained a serious head injury after he was struck by a driver suspected of drunk driving. The car wreck occurred at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Stemmons Freeway in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Jose Castaneda’s car had a flat, and he was pushing his car when another car driven by Stefanie Pruitt, of Mesquite, Texas, struck the disabled car, throwing Mr. Castaneda 100 feet from the point of impact. Witnesses that stopped to assist Mr. Castaneda push his car told police officers that Ms. Pruitt was speeding and driving erratically immediately prior to the car accident. Witnesses do not believe Ms. Pruitt applied her brakes before the impact. Ms. Pruitt told police that she was unsure of what happened and stated that she had one beer.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a car wreck due to a drunk driver, call the Dallas car wreck attorneys at Wilson Trosclair & Lovins, PLLC today at 214-484-1930.