Austin, TX (October 26, 2021) – An automobile accident reported on Monday evening, October 25, claimed the lives of two people. At around 8:30 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety received the notification that a crash took place on Interstate 35.
Reports from authorities indicate that a semi-truck collided with a second vehicle in the 5300 block of northbound Interstate 35. The crash caused moderate delays just north of 51st Street.
The second vehicle became fully engulfed in flames.
Two people inside the second vehicle were fatally injured. Both victims were pronounced deceased at the scene.
The driver of the semi-truck was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the two victims who lost their lives in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Truck Accidents in Texas
Motor vehicle collisions in the state of Texas claim the lives of more than 3,800 victims each year. These crashes can often be contributed to some form of negligence. In fact, nearly 80% of traffic-related incidents in our state are due to driver error. Some leading causes of collisions we see each year include:
- Eating while operating vehicles
- Using cell phones to talk or text while driving
- Driving while impaired by drugs or alcohol
- Engaging in reckless driving behaviors (running red lights, passing stop signs, etc.)
Your family will most likely have to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral costs and deal with lost earnings. These and other financial burdens just make it more challenging to move forward. For this reason, it is essential that you reach out to a wrongful death lawyer in San Antonio as soon as possible. You may have legal options available to help you get justice.
San Antonio Wrongful Death Lawyers
Our San Antonio car accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm have decades of experience helping bereaved families get justice. We are passionate about helping grieving families who have endured the loss of loved ones hold negligent actors accountable. We strive to provide responsive and effective representation for clients that is compassionate to their needs.
We firmly believe that no settlement or paycheck will ever be large enough to compensate you for the loss of a loved one. For this reason, we strongly emphasize the pursuit of justice. Your family deserves answers and we are committed to helping you get them. We will remain by your side and advocate to protect your best interests and legal rights every step of the way. If your loved one lost their life in an accident due to the negligence of another motorist, do not wait to get the justice you deserve. Contact our Texas personal injury lawyers at your earliest convenience by calling 210-340-5550 to see how we can help you.
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.
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