Waco, TX - Local Woman Fatally Hit by 18-Wheeler on I-35

Waco, TX (November 9, 2023) - A local woman was killed after being hit by a commercial rig in the Waco area on Tuesday, November 7. 

The deadly crash was reported on Interstate 35 near Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at around 8 a.m. Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene of an auto-pedestrian accident on the interstate. A 28-year-old Waco woman had reportedly been hit by an 18-wheeler. 

She suffered fatal injuries and was later pronounced dead. The area was closed while emergency crews were present. The roadway has since been reopened. 

The identity of the deceased party has been withheld. No further information has been provided at this time. 

Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing crash investigation, and 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.

Texas Fatal Pedestrian Crashes

Waco, TX - Local Woman Fatally Hit by 18-Wheeler on I-35In Texas, even walking on the sidewalk can prove extremely dangerous. The state has one of the highest national rates of pedestrian fatalities. The state also leads the country in fatal trucking accidents, and a total of 4,714 people lost their lives in big truck accidents across the country in 2021. Cyclists, motorcyclists, and pedestrians were involved in these accidents in about 15 percent of crashes. There is a concerning pattern in the data that you can see. Since 2010, there has been an almost 70 percent increase in the number of pedestrian deaths on the roads. In 2021, 7,388 pedestrians lost their lives in car crashes.

Dealing with a deadly crash can be absolutely devastating. Someone close to you is taken away, and it can be hard to pick up the pieces and return to your regular life. There are many unexpected expenses and damages that result from a deadly crash, including medical bills, funeral costs, and burial expenses. You need to be sure that you are able to cover these damages, but you should not be held financially liable for these damages. You need to partner with a skilled personal injury lawyer who is able to help you pursue the full value of your claim. 

Pursuing a wrongful death claim can be extremely difficult, and you should never try to do it on your own. You need to partner with an attorney who has experience helping families recover following a deadly collision. Your lawyer can help you navigate the claims process and fight for your full and fair compensation. 

You should not try to go it alone following a deadly trucking accident. The legal team at Rasansky Law Firm is here to help you during this difficult time if you have lost someone close to you in a pedestrian crash. Our Waco wrongful death lawyers can answer any questions that you may have about making a financial recovery following a deadly crash. If you want to discuss your case with a qualified lawyer, give us a call today at 214-651-6100. 



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