Terrell, TX - Truck Driver Killed in Pileup Crash on US-80 at CR 310

Terrell, TX (May 28, 2023) - On Friday, May 26, a truck driver was killed after being involved in a three-vehicle crash in Terrell. 

The deadly accident occurred on US-80 near County Road 310 at around 3:15 p.m. A semi-truck was reportedly traveling westbound and hit a trailer towed by a pickup truck that was stopped due to another accident. It was then that the semi-truck was hit by another tractor-trailer. 

The operator of the second rig sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. No additional information has been provided at this time. 

Local authorities are handling the ongoing accident investigation. 

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

Texas Fatal 18-Wheeler Crashes

Terrell, TX - Truck Driver Killed in Pileup Crash on US-80 at CR 310Sharing the road with a large tractor-trailer can be hazardous for anyone, particularly those riding in passenger cars. Nearly 98 percent of the approximately 500,000 semi-truck collisions that take place across the nation each year involve someone riding outside of the rig. About 130,000 Americans suffer injuries from semi-truck collisions each year, and families of those killed in such collisions may be eligible to make a claim for damages.

Losing a family member can seem like someone that is nearly impossible to bear. Many families do not even consider filing a claim for damages following a fatal trucking accident. However, you might discover in the future that someone else's carelessness, recklessness, or misconduct was to blame for your loved one's tragic death. If this is the case, the offender or party in question should be held responsible. 

If you lost a loved one in a deadly trucking accident, our Texas wrongful death lawyers are available to discuss your legal options. We want to make sure that whatever choices you make are best for you and your family. It may seem uncommon and out of the ordinary to take a family member's death to court, but doing so can be required for you and your family to go on with your life.

Families who have lost a close relative in a severe semi-truck accident may experience unexpected financial hardships. Rasansky Law Firm's team of Terrell wrongful death lawyers is ready to stand up for your rights and the rights of anyone who unjustly lost a loved one in a semi-truck accident. Our legal team is ready to help you recover any monetary damages and compensation you and your surviving family members deserve in order to cover funeral and medical expenses. You are entitled to make a compensation claim against the person or entity in charge of the tragic collision. Call our offices right away at 214-651-6100 to arrange a free consultation with an experienced lawyer.



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