• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: May 2020
Genoveva Hernandez Struck, Killed by 18-Wheeler in Odessa

Odessa, TX (5/7/2020) – A woman was killed Tuesday after being struck by an 18-wheeler.

The accident happened around 7:30 a.m. on IH-20 near East Loop 338. A semi-truck, driven by 74-year-old Vicente Aguirre, was in the outside lane headed eastbound. A Nissan Sentra driven by 54-year-old Genoveva Hernandez was in the inside lane when she made an unsafe lane change and was then struck by the semi-truck.

Hernandez was transported to a local hospital, where she later died.

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

The actions between a car and an 18-wheeler resulted in a wrongful death. While getting behind the wheel is an everyday event, one wrong move can result in the worst day of someone’s life. You can never be too careful on the road, and if something should happen, it’s important to be vigilant and make sure you’re represented in the best way you can. If you or a loved one were involved in a car accident, it is important to contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call Houston auto accident attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 405-1263 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.

Source: CBS 7, Pixabay

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About the Author

Hank Stout co-founded Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm, to protect and pursue the rights of people who were harmed by the carelessness of others. Mr. Stout is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been actively trying cases for over fifteen years. In recognition of his accomplishments and results, he has been selected by Thompson Reuters as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas) and has been selected as Lead Counsel. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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