Houston, Texas (Oct. 11, 2022) – Two trucks were involved in a deadly crash in the westbound lanes of I-10 East in Houston.
Officials from the Houston Police Department are reporting that the two trucks collided as they approached the I-45 entrance ramp. One driver lost control of his truck, sending him across all lanes of traffic after the initial collision. The driver came to a stop near the ramp, after striking a tree.
One individual was trapped inside the truck after the accident. First responders were unable to rescue him in time, pronouncing him dead on the scene.
The passenger and driver in the other truck suffered only minor injuries, are both expected to be OK after the accident.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation and police work to determine who was at fault.
Car Accident Lawyers
Accidents that involve extensive injuries or death are encouraged to contact legal counsel due to the number of damages that come from an accident that causes such fatalities. An attorney can deal with insurance adjusters for you, negotiate settlements, and represent your best interests if a lawsuit is needed.
Because of the fatal events of how this wreck evolved, personal injury claims will need to be filed for the victims. Following a fatal car accident, victims and families of victims may find the claim process difficult. More often than not, the insurance claim adjuster will do what they can to make the claims process harder on you to benefit the insurance company. They might try to get you to admit it was your fault or convince you to accept a low-ball settlement. To avoid this frustrating process, contact a personal injury lawyer to file your claim. We’re on your side and we will do what we can to make sure you’re protected.
If you or a loved one were involved in a car accident, immediately contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call car accident attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 405-1263 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.
Source: ABC 13
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