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Lockney, TX – Christian Bursiaga Loses Life in Truck Crash on US-70 near FM 378

by | Feb 11, 2022 | Wrongful Death | 0 comments

Lockney, TX (February 11, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported on Tuesday afternoon claimed one person’s life. At around 3:10 p.m., on February 8, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on US Highway 70.

Reports from authorities show that a pickup truck was traveling south on Farm to Market Road 378. As the vehicle passed through the intersection of US Highway 70, it collided with an eastbound semi-truck.

The driver of the pickup truck, 24-year-old Christian Bursiaga, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the semi-truck, 64-year-old German Cecena Burgeuno, was transported to W J Mangold Memorial Hospital for care.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with German Cecena Burgeuno at this time. We hope for his full recovery.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Christian Bursiaga. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Car Accidents in Texas

Lockney, TX – Christian Bursiaga Loses Life in Truck Crash on US-70 near FM 378An average of 75 people lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents every week in the state of Texas. Regrettably, hundreds of these accidents involve semi-trucks and other large commercial vehicles. These accidents are often preventable, yet we continue to witness the aftermath of negligent and reckless driving. Some of the leading causes of fatal crashes include:

  • Driving while under the influence of alcohol
  • Driver inattention
  • Speeding
  • Failing to yield the right of way
  • Running red lights

Victims who lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents often leave behind friends and family members who are devastated to learn that their loved one has lost their life as a result of another driver’s negligence.

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 Lockney as soon as possible. You may have legal options available to help you get justice.

Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers

Our Lockney truck accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm are committed to achieving the best results for our clients. Our lawyers completely understand the grief and inconsolable heartache that your family is dealing with after losing a loved one. We firmly believe that no settlement or paycheck will ever be large enough to compensate you for the loss of a loved one.

We understand that your family is not only dealing with mental and emotional consequences resulting from the unexpected loss of a loved one, but the financial impacts may be far too challenging to endure. For this reason, we are committed to helping grieving families recover compensation to help cover the costs of funerals, alleviate the impact of lost earnings, and help cover other unexpected costs moving forward.

Our lawyers are available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the legal options you have moving forward. Contact our Texas personal injury lawyers any time to schedule a meeting with our team 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.