Hudspeth County, TX (7/16/2021) – A woman was fatally killed after a wreck with a semi-truck on Interstate 10 west of Sierra Blanca.
The accident happened at 12:19 p.m. when a Peterbilt semi-truck towing a dump trailer headed west failed-to-yield while turning right at an intersection. A Kia Sportage SUV headed east on the road collided into the semi-truck.
The driver of the SUV, Maribel Aguirre, 36, was killed as a result of the wreck.
The driver of the Peterbilt, 47-year-old Ricardo Valdez, suffered non-incapacitating injuries.
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 put another driver’s life at risk. The driver of the semi-truck that caused the accident, and the trucking company, may be liable for any damages brought forth upon the motorist.
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Source: El Paso Times