Ector County, TX – Fatal Truck Crash on TX-302 Takes Life of Alvin Earl Smith

Ector County, TX (January 20, 2023) – Authorities in Ector County confirmed that 38-year-old Alvin Earl Smith from Nacogdoches, Texas, has died following a truck crash that took on Saturday.

Just after 12 a.m., on January 14, the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a traffic crash on Texas State Highway 302.

DPS crash reports show that in 2007 Lincoln MKZ was involved in a crash with an eastbound semi-truck on Texas State Highway 302 during the early morning hours. The incident caused severe delays in the area.

The Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene with the assistance of firefighters and secured the area.

Veterans were called to the scene to care for one person who suffered injuries. The victim, identified as Smyth, was transported to Medical Center Hospital by ambulance. Department of Public Safety confirmed that he later died from his injuries.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation by officials in Ector County.

Our sympathies go out to the family of Alvin Earl Smith at this time.

Truck Accidents in Texas

Ector County, TX – Fatal Truck Crash on TX-302 Takes Life of Alvin Earl Smith

Truck accidents often have an overwhelming impact on the lives of victims and their families. Every year, thousands of Texas are hurt as a result of these accidents. Hundreds of victims end up passing away as a result of the injuries that they suffer. The unfortunate truth is that countless people end up losing their lives in fatal truck accidents due to drivers who are negligent. Leading factors in fatal truck accidents include:

  • Drivers who are fatigued or fall asleep while behind the wheel.
  • Drivers who run red lights intersections.
  • Motorists who pass stop signs at busy intersections.
  • Drivers who are under the influence while behind the wheel.
  • Drivers who travel too fast for road conditions
  • Inclement weather conditions.
  • Drivers who fail to yield the right of way to other motorists while switching lanes, turning, or passing through intersections.

Unfortunately, innocent victims continue to die day after day as a result of drivers who are careless and reckless. The unexpected and sudden loss of a loved one can be unbearable.

If you have lost a loved one, it is crucial that you seek the assistance of our wrongful death lawyers in Ector County as soon as possible. Your family may be entitled to compensation to cover various economic and non-economic damages that you face moving forward after enduring the loss of a loved one in a preventable truck crash.

Our dedicated truck accident lawyers at Rasansky Law Firm have over 25 years of experience protecting the rights of families across Texas. We are committed to providing aggressive legal representation in order to help our clients maximize their recovery for damages so they are able to cover the financial burdens they face following unexpected losses. If you would like to explore how our compassionate and knowledgeable team can help your family secure justice, contact our Texas personal injury law firm at 214-651-6100 to schedule a free consultation today.

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