• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: January 2021

Sherman, TX (1/20/2021) – A woman died after being struck by a big rig in Sherman. 

The accident happened on US 75 Wednesday morning around 9 a.m. when a truck veered off the highway and struck three cars in the Angels of Care Pediatric Home Health parking lot. 

Leslie Karen Mercado, 23, was hit as a result of the collision. She later died at the hospital. 

No one else was injured in the crash. 

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

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Parking lots are usually chaotic places, especially in congested cities. Drivers searching for a spot, pedestrians crossing the street, and shopping carts flooding the lot are all hazards that can lead to a crash. While drivers are expected to operate their vehicles at a reduced speed and yield the right of way, busy parking lots could be a significant distraction to drivers. Other times, people simply ignore the rules in the parking lot and drive recklessly. All of these factors contribute to parking lot accidents.

If you live in Houston or the surrounding areas and were injured in an accident with a commercial truck or bus, call the truck accident lawyers at Sutliff & Stout today. Our experienced truck accident lawyers work tirelessly to get you the compensation you deserve. Call (713) 987-7111 and someone from our firm will be in touch with you to set up a free and confidential case evaluation.

Source: KTEN

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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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