Corsicana, TX – Washington Woman Dies in Pileup Semi-Truck Crash on I-45

Corsicana, TX (March 12, 2023) – On Tuesday, March 7, a woman was killed after a multi-vehicle collision involving an 18-wheeler in Corsicana. 

At around 2:20 p.m., the collision took place on Interstate 45 near FM 739. A 46-year-old woman from Lacey, Washington, was operating a Freightliner tractor-trailer and headed southbound on the interstate. The Freightliner collided with three other tractor-trailers that were stopped due to another collision. 

The first Freightliner caught fire due to the accident. The semi-truck caught fire due to the collision. The driver sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

An ongoing investigation into the deadly crash is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal SemiTruck Accidents in Texas

Corsicana, TX - Washington Woman Dies in Pileup Semi-Truck Crash on I-45According to the Texas Department of Transportation, 5,620 semi-truck accidents are expected to have occurred in Texas in 2022. Semi-trucks were involved in nearly 6.7% of all auto accidents on Texas’s highways and roads in that year. The 928 fatal trucking crashes resulted in a total of 1,228 fatalities, or about double the national average. A total of 4,804 people were reportedly harmed in incidents involving large commercial vehicles in Texas, which also experienced an increase in the number of semi-truck accident injuries.

Nothing is more agonizing than mourning the loss of a loved one, especially if they passed away in an avoidable accident. We want to start by expressing our condolences for your loss and letting you know that we are aware of how tough this is for you and your family. We commonly see surviving family members who are unpredictably drowning in debt from medical bills, funeral costs, and lost wages. In a case like this, our Texas wrongful death lawyers are available to help you with the legal issues and will fight to get the accident’s damages given to you. We understand that while you are grieving, you may not want to consider a legal issue. We handle the lawsuit on your behalf, so you may concentrate on your family while we pursue damages for you.

The Corsicana wrongful death attorneys at the Rasansky Law Firm are ready to fight for justice if you lost a loved one in a semi-truck accident. After losing a loved one in a tragic truck accident, we are driven to help you get your financial situation back on track. We can make sure that whoever caused your loved one’s death will be held accountable and that you will get the money you need and deserve to pay any losses brought on by the tragedy. In wrongful death cases, our firm has a proven track record of effectively defending clients’ rights and obtaining positive outcomes. The strongest evidence will be gathered by our legal team to zealously fight justice on your behalf and bolster your wrongful death claim. Give us a call at 214-651-6100 as soon as you can so that we can get to work on your case.



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