• By: Graham Sutliff
  • Published: May 2020
18-Wheeler Causes Hit-and-Run Wreck, Kills Driver

San Antonio, TX (5/26/2020) – An 18-wheeler involved in a hit-and-run wreck left one driver dead Friday in San Antonio.

The semi-truck rear-ended a Ford Fiesta around 6 a.m. on Interstate 10 near Dominion Drive.

The driver of the Fiesta, 46-year-old Donna Falkenberg was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the 18-wheeler sped off. Police later found him 20 miles from the scene with a blown tire.

The driver of the 18-wheeler, 29-year-old Justin Antwan Jackson, has been charged with failure to stop and render aid resulting in death.

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 of this accident will prove essential due to the fact that a commercial truck put another driver’s life at risk. The driver of the semi-truck that caused the accident, and the trucking company, may be liable for any damages brought forth upon the woman.

The elements of liability, damages, and the ability to pay are critical in determining the value of a case or claim. Without all three elements, a case has little to no value given the nature of our legal system. If you would like to discuss your injury and accident case with a truck accident lawyer from Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm feel free to give us a call at (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your claim.

Source: My San Antonio

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About the Author

Graham Sutliff is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Among other awards and certifications, he is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been recognized by Thomson Reuters as a Super Lawyer for the past decade. In 2019 alone, Graham recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients who were injured by others. To learn more about Graham, click here.

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