Gilmer, TX (5/13/2020) – An accident Monday left two people dead after getting hit by a tractor-trailer in Gilmer.
The accident happened around 4:30 p.m. on Texas 154 at FM 1650 when an SUV driven by 67-year-old James Allen Sinclair pulled into the path of a tractor-trailer driven by 55-year-old Ricky Carrol Nash. Sinclair’s SUV was struck on the driver side.
Sinclair was killed at the scene. His passenger, Barbara Jenkins Sinclair, 90, was taken to the hospital where she later died.
Nash was treated and released, while his passenger, Nerlyn Nash, 36, 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.
Truck Accident Lawyers, Sutliff & Stout
In a major collision like this it is very important to hire a truck accident lawyer to represent you if you were injured. Truck accidents can cause catastrophic injuries that require intensive medical treatment.
The family of the Sinclairs may have the right to file a wrongful death claim against the insurance company of the truck driver due to his or her negligence. Family members may receive financial compensation for their loss, funeral expenses, lost wages, and emotional distress.
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.
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