• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: September 2019
Two Truck Drivers Die in Fiery Crash Near Sonora, TX

Sonora, TX (September 11, 2019) – Two truck drivers passed away in a crash six miles west of Sonora.

The truck accident happened Tuesday around 1:30 a.m. on I-10.

Servilio L. Placeres Gonzalez was driving a 2009 Volvo truck tractor towing a semi-trailer, traveling westbound on I-10.

Luis A. Sanchez was driving a 1997 Peterbilt towing a semi-trailer. 

According to the Texas DPS, Mr. Gonzalez’s big rig struck Mr. Sanchez’s semi-trailer. The impact of the collision caused both trucks to burst into flames. Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene.

Mr. Gonzalez was 49-years-old from Houston.

Mr. Sanchez was 72-years-old from Sugarland.

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

Our hearts and condolences go out to the families. 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) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.

Source: San Angelo Live

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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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