Madisonville, TX (1/6/2021) – A wreck between two semi-trucks left one driver dead and another injured.
The accident happened Wednesday morning around 3:00 a.m. on I-45. One semi-truck struck the rear of another semi-truck during slowed traffic.
The driver of the semi that struck the second semi was pronounced dead at the scene. He was identified as 51-year-old Michael Applon.
The driver of the semi that was hit received non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital.
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 into this accident will prove essential due to the fact that two commercial trucks collided with each other and left one person dead and another driver injured. The driver of the semi-truck that caused the accident, and the trucking company, may be liable for any damages brought forth upon the occupants that were injured.
With any Texas road, there are various commercial trucks that travel on a daily and nightly basis. 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. 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) 987-7111or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.
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