• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: June 2019

Driver-Killed-in-Crash-Involving-Two-18-Wheeler-TrucksSan Antonio, TX (June 26, 2019) – On Monday night a man died after a crash involving two 18-wheeler trucks in San Antonio, Texas.

The car accident happened Monday around 7:30 p.m. Gerardo Martinez Ortiz was driving his white Chevrolet Silverado on Interstate 10 near Loop 1604.

Mr. Ortiz slowed down due to traffic in the area when he was struck from behind by a driver in a Freightliner 18-wheeler truck traveling at a high rate of speed. The impact pushed the truck forward into another 18-wheeler’s trailer.

Mr. Ortiz was pronounced dead the scene.

A passenger inside the vehicle was transported to the hospital.

No charges have been filed at this time.  The crash remains under investigation and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.

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.

Source: KSAT

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Hank Stout is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Hank earned his doctor of jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law and has been actively trying personal injury cases for over ten years. He was recognized by Thompson Reuters as a Rising Star from 2012-2014 and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas). He has earned a Superb rating by Avvo, and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.