Hale County, TX (November 27, 2021) – One man has lost his life following a motor vehicle accident in Hale County on Wednesday morning, November 24. At around 11:41 a.m., on Farm to Market Road 179.
Reports from authorities show that 65-year-old Rodolfo Garcia was driving a semi-truck south on Farm to Market Road 179. At the same time, 40-year-old Matthew Cy Jackson was traveling was driving a second semi-truck on the roadway. As Garcia attempted to turn left onto County Road 195, his vehicle collided with Jackson’s truck.
The impact of the crash caused Jackson’s vehicle to roll over. Jackson sustained fatal injuries in the accident and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Garcia was transported to Covenant Plainview for care. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Matthew Cy Jackson. Our thoughts are with them at this time,
Our thoughts are with Rodolfo Garcia at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Fatal Truck Accidents in Texas
Motor vehicle accidents reported in Texas claim the lives of more than 3,800 people each year. 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. Your family will most likely have to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral expenses and deal with lost earnings. These and other financial burdens just make it more challenging to move forward. For this reason, it is crucial that you reach out to a wrongful death lawyer in Hale County as soon as possible. You may have legal options available to help you get justice.
Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers
Our Hale County car 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.
If your loved one has lost their life in a truck accident, our team is available to meet with you and discuss the legal options available for you. You can reach out to our team by calling 210-340-5550. We can schedule a free case evaluation to review the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident and determine the best options available to help you move forward.
Our Texas personal injury lawyers are available any time to take your call.
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