• By: Graham Sutliff
  • Published: February 2020
Rolando Martinez Killed in Deadly Amarillo Crash

Amarillo, TX (2/4/2020) – An Amarillo man is now dead after a fatal crash occurred on Interstate 27 Monday afternoon.

The accident occurred around 4:10 p.m. when a Toyota Tacoma rear-ended a Toyota Camry. Both vehicles came to a rest on the inside lane of the highway. That’s when a Freightliner tractor pulling an empty Timpte Grain hauler trailer collided into both vehicles, first the Tacoma then the Camry.

Both drivers of the vehicles were taken to a nearby hospital. The driver of the Tacoma, 24-year-old Rolando Martinez, suffered life-threatening injuries. He later died.

The driver of the Camry suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

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

Sutliff & Stout, Wrongful Death Attorneys

Filing a wrongful death claim after an accident that causes a death is one of the first things done after an accident. However, if an insurance company is making it difficult to receive payment of your claim, or a person’s insurance is substantial, hiring a lawyer is in your best interest. In most of our large wrongful death cases the company and its insurance company will have people on site the day of the incident gathering evidence. If you hire a lawyer immediately, the lawyer can take steps to make sure that you and your family’s interests are protected.

If you need to discuss a fatal accident case with a personal injury lawyer from Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm feel free to give us a call at (713) 987-7111 or contact us online to discuss your personal injury or wrongful death claim.

Source: ABC 7 News

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About the Author

Graham Sutliff is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Graham earned his doctor of jurisprudence from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 2004, graduating top of class, summa cum laude. He was recognized by SuperLawyers as a Rising Star from 2012-2018 in addition to being named to the The National Trial Lawyers top 40 Under 40 in 2014 and 2015. He has earned a Superb rating by Avvo, and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To learn more, read Graham's complete bio here.

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