Brazos County, TX (11/06/2019) – Two people are now dead and one injured after being involved in a crash with an 18-wheeler Monday night in west Brazos County.
According to police, the accident happened just after 6:30 p.m. A white 4-door car was traveling on SH 21 when they pulled out in front of a semi-truck. The two vehicles collided.
The driver and passenger in the 4-door vehicle were pronounced dead at the scene. They were identified as James William Bacak, 81, and wife Irene Bacak, 80.
A third person was transported to a local hospital, where they remain in critical condition.
The driver of the 18-wheeler was reportedly not injured.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
With any Texas city, there are various commercial trucks on the road. 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. It can result in pain and suffering, medical expenses, and loss of wages due to the extensive care replacing your workload. Even worse, it can result in death.
Our hearts and condolences go out to the families. 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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