Melissa, TX (March 21, 2020) – A collision early Friday morning claimed one victim’s life. At approximately 6 a.m., on March 20, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Sam Rayburn Highway.
Reports indicate that a semi-truck collided with a sedan along the highway near the intersection with Highway 5. The sedan became trapped underneath the semi-truck. Emergency crews had to extricate the vehicle to locate the victims inside.
One victim suffered fatal injuries and was declared deceased at the scene.
Police are currently investigating the collision.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents in Texas
On average, seventy people lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents across Texas every week. Distracted drivers are the leading cause of devastating collisions, while impaired driving and speeding are also major contributors. When victims lose their lives in accidents, due to the reckless actions of others, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
We at Rasansky Law Firm have over 25-years of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of families across our state. Our Texas car accident attorneys fight aggressively to help families collect the maximum amount of compensation available for funeral services and various other damages. If your loved one lost their life in a collision, due to the reckless actions of others, contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 617-1816 to see how we can help you.
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