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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UT Dallas Crane Collapse Kills Two
July 7. 2012 17:56 by
It is being reported that two workers were killed earlier today when a crane collapsed at the UT Dallas campus. Initial reports indicate that the crane fell while it was being dismantled. Also, it is being reported that strong winds as high as 50 mph were blowing in the area of the campus at the time due to a storm in the area. The two deceased employees were from an outside construction company, and no one from the university was injured. Witnesses report hearing loud screams and loud crashing signs. We will continue to follow this story, particularly the ongoing investigation into the cause of this horrific
The Dallas personal injury attorneys at
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have vast experience in representing families of injured or killed workers. In fact, we are currently representing the family of a worker killed while assembling a radio tower as well as the family of a worker that fell to his death while at a construction site. If you or a family member suffered an injury while at the workplace, you deserve the level of representation that our Dallas personal injury attorneys will provide you. Call us today at 214-484-1930.
Concrete Truck Strikes And Kills Dallas Pedestrian
July 2. 2012 10:01 by
Dallas police are reporting that a female pedestrian was fatally struck this morning by a cement truck. The cement truck hit the
as she attempted to cross Northwest Highway near Preston Road this morning. This area of Dallas is known to be a high volume traffic area. Initial reports indicate that the pedestrian was in the walkway at the time of the fatal accident and that the driver of the cement truck simply failed to see her. The Dallas police were still investigating the
at the time of this posting.
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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Wrong Way Driver Near Killeen Causes Fatal Car Crash
May 7. 2012 11:01 by
Killeen police officers are currently investigating a
that resulted in the death of two young people. Officers believe that the
happened at 9:16 on Saturday night. Officers were alerted to a car driving the wrong way down the southbound lanes of Highway 195 immediately prior to the car wreck. Upon arriving at the accident scene, officers found the drivers of both vehicles deceased. The initial results of the investigation indicate that a young man driving a 2005 Acura was the one driving the wrong way. The other driver has been identified as Rachelle Nicole Pittman. At this time it is not known if alcohol played a role in this fatal car accident.
If you need a personal injury attorney in Dallas or Austin,
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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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Austin Car-Pedestrian Accident Results In Fatality
December 12. 2011 11:25 by
left one person dead early this morning, Austin police officers are reporting. Police officers say that a 911 call was received from the driver an SUV at approximately 6:45 reporting that he struck pedestrian that “stepped out into their lane.” The pedestrian accident happened at East Dessau Lane and Braker road. It was originally thought that an
was involved in, the accident, but police have determined that the SUV was the only car involved. Police are unsure why the pedestrian walked into traffic. The undisclosed pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Austin car accident attorneys at Wilson Trosclair & Lovins
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