Armstrong County, TX (January 4, 2023) – A truck crash was reported in Armstrong County that claimed the life of one man on Sunday afternoon. On January 1, the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene of a traffic accident on US Highway 287.
According to law enforcement, at around 105 p.m., 58-year-old Amil Suljik was driving east on US Highway 287 in a Volvo truck when his vehicle became involved in a collision with the Peterbilt truck tractor-trailer. The incident blocked the roadway near County Road 25.
The Volvo came to rest on top of the trailer after the Peterbilt jackknifed in the middle of the road.
Suljik incurred fatal injuries due to the crash. DPS responded to the crash site and pronounced him deceased from his injuries.
At this time, the Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating the accident.
Our condolences are with the family of Amil Suljik at this time.
Fatal Truck Accidents in Texas
Truck crashes take hundreds of times annually in Texas. Unfortunately, we see many truck accidents caused by drivers who are negligent. Drivers who are impaired, distracted, or engaging in other reckless actions continue to top the reasons why fatal accidents take place.
Unfortunately, fatal truck accidents often leave families with overwhelming consequences. Families are often forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral expenses, burial costs, and other related expenses. Dealing with these expenses while being deprived of the source of income that your family has depended on can be incredibly challenging.
If your loved one died as a result of another driver’s negligence, you can file a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. An Armstrong County wrongful death lawyer can help your family get justice. Your attorney will be able to build a strong case for your family to prove that the defendant was at fault. They will demand compensation on your behalf to make sure that you have the money that you need moving forward. Your attorney will fight hard to make sure that the person who caused the death of your loved ones is held accountable for their actions.
If you have lost a loved one due to a truck accident, Goudarzi & Young are here to help. Our Texas truck accident lawyers have the knowledge and experience needed to fight for your legal rights and help you get justice. We offer free consultations so that we can assess your case and determine the best course of action. Call us today at 800-256-5169, and let us walk you through the process of getting the compensation you deserve.
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