Fatal Vehicle-Big Rig Collision on Interstate 35

Ellis County, TX (12/14/2020) – A collision between a passenger van and a semi-truck left two people dead and two others injured on Monday.

The accident occurred on Interstate 35E in south Ellis County around 5:30 p.m. Following the collision, a van was crushed underneath the back of the semi-truck. The hood, driver and front passenger section were crushed, with a part of the roof peeled back to the middle of the vehicle. 

Two people were killed as a result of the wreck.

A critically injured person was taken to the hospital via helicopter. 

Another injured person was taken to the hospital via ambulance. 

Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.

Texas Truck Accident Attorneys

An investigation into this accident will prove essential due to the fact that a can was left crushed underneath a semi-truck. The driver of the semi-truck that may have caused the accident, and the trucking company, may be liable for any damages brought forth upon motorists.

With any Texas road, there are various commercial trucks that travel on a daily and nightly basis. While sometimes careful, they sometimes result in fatal crashes. A standard semi-truck weighs an average of 4,000 pounds while a large vehicle can weigh up to 80,000 pounds. Because of the nature of their size, weight, and force, getting involved in an 18-wheeler accident can result in thousands in damages. If you or a loved one were involved in a truck accident, it is important to contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.

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