Salado, TX - Teen Driver Killed in Pileup Crash on FM 2843

Salado, TX (August 26, 2023) - On Thursday, August 24, a teen driver was killed after a multi-vehicle accident involving a semi-truck outside of Salado. 

The deadly accident was reported on Farm to Market Road 2843 early that morning at around 7:30 a.m. Local sources indicated that a 17-year-old driver was headed westbound when they attempted to pass another vehicle. The motorist collided with a van containing two adults and two juveniles before crashing head-on with an oncoming semi-truck. 

The 17-year-old driver suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries have been reported at this time. 

The identity of the deceased party has not been provided at this time. No additional information has been provided. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is in the hands of local law enforcement officials. 

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

Fatal 18-Wheeler Accidents in Texas

Salado, TX - Teen Driver Killed in Pileup Crash on FM 2843Texas has a high rate of trucking accidents. In fact, nearly 10 percent of reported semi-truck accidents in the United States take place in the state. There were 6,740 18-wheeler accidents that took place in Texas in 2022. There are nearly 2,000 injuries and 300 fatalities per every 15,000 trucking accidents on average. You need to make sure you are prepared to pursue compensation if a loved one is killed in a serious trucking accident. You need to make sure you make informed decisions if you want to be able to make a financial recovery after a wrongful death. The surviving family members of the deceased may be able to pursue compensation for damages resulting from a deadly accident. These damages can include funeral and burial expenses, lost benefits, lost earnings, and any medical expenses resulting from the accident. It can seem very complicated to calculate the extent of these damages on your own. An experienced lawyer is prepared to help you determine the real value of your claim so you will be able to cover any unexpected expenses after a fatal car accident. Wrongful death suits are often some of the most complicated types of legal claims. Emotions are running high and the circumstances are often difficult to handle. You need to talk with a qualified attorney who will be able to investigate every aspect of your case and provide relevant evidence to back up your claim. There are many factors involved in proving a wrongful death claim, and these types of cases rely on negligence. If the at-fault party had a duty to the deceased, breached this duty, and this breach resulted in the wrongful death, they would be held liable for the accident. At Rasansky Law Firm, we understand that you are going through a difficult time after the loss of a close family member. We want to help you understand your legal rights and make sure that you are able to make a financial recovery. Contact our law offices today at 214-651-6100 to discuss your case with a qualified Salado wrongful death attorney



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