Fort Bend, TX (November 10, 2021) – An auto accident reported in the Fort Bend area claimed the lives of three victims. At around noon on November 8, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Vincik Ehlert Road.
Reports from authorities show that a car was traveling through the intersection of Vincik Ehlert Road and Farm to Market Road 360 when it collided with a semi-truck. The car was then struck by a box truck.
The semi-truck then continued forward and collided with a second 18-wheeler. Both vehicles burst into flames.
Two people inside the car were ejected from the vehicle. Both victims sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene. The driver of the 18-wheeler suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.
The driver of the semi-truck was transported to Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital for care. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim who was injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the victims who lost their lives in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Truck Accidents in Texas
Every year, accidents involving semi-trucks and other commercial vehicles claim the lives of more than 500 people in our state. These accidents can often be contributed to some form of negligence. In fact, nearly 80% of accidents in our state are due to driver error. Some leading causes of collisions we see each year include:
- Driving while impaired by drugs or alcohol
- Driving recklessly
- Driving while drowsy
- Using cell phones to talk or text while driving
- Eating while operating vehicles
These and other acts of negligence continue to have an overwhelming impact on families who are forced to deal with the negative consequences of losing a loved one. When victims are killed in motor vehicle collisions, due to the negligence of others, families may have legal options available to help them move forward. Seeking the assistance of a San Antonio wrongful death lawyer can help you get justice.
Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers
Our San Antonio truck accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm completely understand the grief and inconsolable heartache that your family is dealing with after losing a loved one. When it comes to helping families get justice after a loved one, we provide the most responsive and trusted representation for our clients to ensure they are in the best position possible to do so. Our team can meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident. We will gather evidence to ensure you have the strongest case imaginable.
When it comes to helping families get justice after a loved one, we provide the most responsive and trusted representation for our clients to ensure they are in the best position possible to do so. 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. If your loved one has 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.
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