• By: Graham Sutliff
  • Published: April 2021

Bell County, TX (4/6/2021) – A woman was killed after being hit by an 18-wheeler early Tuesday afternoon.

Jose Adame Killed in Big Rig Accident

The accident happened around 12:20 p.m. on FM 93 at State Highway 95, just north of Little River-Academy.

A pickup truck driven by 27-year-old Franchesca Meghan Novick was headed north when she failed to yield at a stop sign and was then struck by an 18-wheeler.

Novick was taken to a hospital, where she was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the semi-truck 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.

Failure to Yield Accidents

Failure to yield is among the leading cause of roadway accidents in Texas. Some drivers simply fail to give their full attention while driving, and others consider themselves above the law. Regardless of why the failure occurred, everyone is obligated to yield the right-of-way by following official traffic signs and signals and adhering to the rules of the road.

After a failure to yield accident in Houston, one call is all it takes to reach the law offices of Sutliff & Stout. We are Texas’s premiere personal injury law firm, consisting of Board-Certified trial attorneys who are passionate about helping injured victims attain justice.

Source: KWTX

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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