• By: Graham Sutliff
  • Published: March 2020
Two Women Killed in Polk County Crash

Polk County, TX (3/2/2020) – Two women were wrongfully killed after a commercial truck collided into their vehicle late Friday morning.

The crash occurred before 11:00 a.m. on U.S. Highway 59 near Livingston.

According to reports, a Mercedes Benz, driven by Brenda Kirkling, 60, pulled out of a parking lot and into the path of a southbound 18-wheeler loaded with lumber, driven by 44-year-old Jody Jenkins, of Brookeland.

The collision killed Kirkling and her passenger, 58-year-old Linda Autry.

Jenkins was not injured.

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 wrongfully killed two women. The driver of the semi-truck that caused the accident, and the trucking company, may be liable for any damages brought forth upon motorists.

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: KJAS

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About the Author

Graham Sutliff is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Among other awards and certifications, he is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been recognized by Thomson Reuters as a Super Lawyer for the past decade. In 2019 alone, Graham recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients who were injured by others. To learn more about Graham, click here.

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