Grand Prairie, TX (March 17, 2022) – Two people have lost their lives as a result of a motor vehicle accident in the Grand Prairie area on Monday afternoon. At around 12 p.m., on March 14, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a traffic-related incident on Highway 287.
Reports from authorities show that a semi-truck tractor-trailer and two cars were involved in an accident on the southbound side of Highway 287. The incident caused severe delays in the area between Texas State Highway 360 and Prairie Ridge Boulevard.
A total of two people sustained fatal injuries as a result of the accident. Both victims were pronounced deceased at the scene.
The police closed off a portion of the highway for more than five hours as they worked to clear the scene and investigate. Investigations surrounding the accident are currently ongoing.
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, truck accidents in Texas take the lives of more than 700 people. 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
- Using cell phones to talk or text while driving
- Eating while operating vehicles
- Driving recklessly
If your family has been impacted by a fatal car accident, chances are that you will deal with more than just emotional pain and suffering. Car accidents often cause overwhelming financial consequences as well.
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 wrongful death lawyer in Grand Prarie can help you get justice.
Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers
Our Grand Prairie truck accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm are committed to achieving the best results for our clients. We completely and fully understand the overwhelming grief that bereaved families are forced to endure after losing loved ones in preventable collisions. For this reason, we are committed to taking all of the legal work off of the hands of our clients while they grieve.
Learning that your loved one has lost their life due to the actions of another driver can make it seem impossible to move forward. For this reason, our law firm is committed to taking all of the legal work off of your hands so you can grieve and spend time with your family while we fight to get you justice.
Contact our Texas personal injury lawyers any time to schedule a meeting with our team by calling 210-340-5550. We are available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss your case and the legal options available to help you get justice.
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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