• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: February 2020
Man Dead after Semi-Truck Wreck in Waco

Waco, TX (2/13/2020) – A man is now dead after being involved in a multi-vehicle wreck including semi-trucks in Waco, Texas.

The accident occurred Thursday morning on I-35 near Loop 340. According to DPS, a semi-truck was stalled on the side of the road when it was struck by another semi-truck. Then a white Tahoe struck the second semi-truck. The second semi-truck then caught fire.

The driver of the second semi-truck, 34-year-old Jesus Salas Rodriguez, was killed at the scene.

The people in the first semi-truck were taken to the hospital, where they are expected to be okay.

Those in the white Tahoe are expected to be okay.

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

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: KWTX

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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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