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Friona, TX – Fatal Truck Crash on US-60 Takes One Life

by | Aug 27, 2022 | Auto Accidents, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death | 0 comments

Friona, TX (August 27, 2022) – Authorities were notified that their assistance was needed at the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Thursday morning that ended up claiming the life of one man. At around 12:40 a.m., on August 25, emergency crews were requested at a crash on US Highway 60.

Preliminary investigations provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety show that a Freightliner truck tractor-trailer was traveling westbound on US Highway 60 when it collided with a westbound 2016 Jeep Cherokee.

The driver of the Jeep, a 34-year-old man from Bovina, Texas, incurred fatal injuries due to the crash. The man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the Freightliner, a 60-year-old man, was not injured in the crash.

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating the crash at this time.

We offer our condolences to the family of the man who died as a result of this truck accident.

Fatal Truck Accidents in Texas

Friona, TX – Fatal Truck Crash on US-60 Takes One LifeFatal auto collisions in the state of Texas take the lives of thousands of people annually. Accidents with semi-trucks and commercial vehicles are the cause of hundreds of deaths each year. These vehicles are extremely big and heavy, meaning they will cause significant damage to anything they come in contact with.

Dealing with the impacts of a fatal collision can be quite challenging for families. After losing a loved one in a fatal collision, a wrongful death lawyer in Friona will be able to help you pursue a personal wrongful death claim against the at-fault party.

Our Friona truck accident attorneys at Wyatt Law Firm have earned a positive reputation throughout the state for providing our clients with legal representation that helps them obtain favorable verdicts. Our team can help your family get the justice and compensation you need and deserve.

We can meet with you for a free consultation at your earliest convenience to get started. Our lawyers will help you by investigating your accident. We will gather evidence from various sources and work to help you get the money you need and deserve.

We will negotiate with the insurance company to help you get the compensation necessary to cover the damages resulting from your loved one’s crash, including compensation for:

  • funeral arrangement expenses
  • the costs of burials
  • lost earning capacity and the loss of benefits
  • pain and suffering
  • loss of companionship
  • loss of parental guidance
  • and more

Our Texas law firm can schedule a free consultation with you at your earliest convenience to get started on your case. We are available by calling 210-340-5550.

Note: Our team used secondary sources when creating this post. These sources include but are not limited to local and state police reports, local news reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about the accident described. Our team has not independently verified all the facts surrounding this accident.  For this reason, if you locate any information that is incorrect, please let us know immediately so that we can correct the error. We will remove a post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business and none of the information provided in this post is intended to be legal or medical advice. The photograph used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.