Houston, TX - Woman Faints, Killed by 18-Wheeler on Franklin St

Houston, TX (September 23, 2023) - Late on Friday, September 22, a woman was killed after being hit by an 18-wheeler in the Houston area. 

The deadly accident was reported at the 900 block of Franklin Street near Travis Street that evening at around 7 p.m. The victim was a woman in her 20s. She was reportedly not feeling well when she fainted and fell onto the roadway, where she was hit by an oncoming semi-truck. 

The vehicle reportedly did not have any logos or markings on it but was described as a newer truck with a gray cab and a white trailer. The identity of the deceased party has been withheld at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the deadly crash is in the hands of local law enforcement officials. More information will be provided as it continues. 

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

Deadly 18-Wheeler Accidents in Texas

Houston, TX - Woman Faints, Killed by 18-Wheeler on Franklin St

The number of trucking accidents that take place in Texas is especially high. In fact, the state is home to about 10 percent of all reported semi-truck accidents in the country. In Texas, there were 6,740 18-wheeler collisions in 2022. On average, every 15,000 trucking accidents result in close to 2,000 injuries and 300 fatalities. Unfortunately, many Texas residents are killed in semi-truck crashes each year, and you may be able to pursue compensation for the loss of a close family member after a deadly collision. Losing someone close to you is likely the worst thing that will ever happen to us. It is common for families to be overcome with grief following a deadly truck accident. Many people are unaware that they are able to take legal action following a fatal crash, and you need to consult with a qualified truck accident lawyer in Texas to make sure your legal rights are protected. You and your surviving family may be eligible to pursue a wrongful death claim, and you need to do everything possible to make sure your case is as strong as possible. You should never try to handle a wrongful death lawsuit on your own. These types of cases are some of the most difficult, and there are often many unexpected obstacles that may arise as you pursue your case. You need a legal team that has years of experience helping families recover following a deadly semi-truck accident. Rasansky Law Firm has a reputation for helping crash victims and their families pursue full and fair compensation after a deadly trucking accident. Our team of Houston wrongful death lawyers has years of experience handling wrongful death claims, and we are here to help you during this difficult time. We believe that families should not be held financially responsible for the reckless actions of a truck driver, and we have a proven track record of successfully pursuing wrongful death cases in the past. Give us a call today at 214-651-6100 to discuss your case with a qualified personal injury lawyer. 



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