Carthage, TX (December 16, 2022) – A traffic accident took place in Carthage that claimed the life of one man. The crash was reported just after 4 a.m. on December 11.
According to reports provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety, 35-year-old Ian Simpson was driving a truck east on Texas State Highway 315 when his vehicle was involved in a crash with a tractor-trailer.
The driver of the truck, 33-year-old Craig Ralls, received medical treatment at the scene for his injuries.
Simpson was fatally injured as a result of the crash and pronounced deceased on-site by responding officers.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is currently investigating.
We hope Craig Ralls recovers quickly following this crash.
Our condolences are with the family of Ian Samson at this time.
Fatal Truck Accidents in Texas
fatal truck crashes take place far too often in Texas. In fact, these incidents take the lives of hundreds of people every year in the state of Texas. Families are often torn apart by fatal truck accidents and left unsure of how to move forward. Depending on the circumstances surrounding the accident, families may be able to pursue legal action. It is important to identify who is liable for the crash taking place.
In most cases, the truck driver will be liable for the accident. However, there may be other parties who are also responsible, such as the trucking company, the owner of the truck, or the manufacturer of the truck.
If you are considering filing a wrongful death claim, it is important to speak with an experienced attorney who can help you investigate all of the parties who may be liable and build a strong case on your behalf. Your Carthage wrongful death lawyer will be able to determine who is liable for the accident. They will help you identify what factors led to the accident taking place, and they will aggressively pursue legal action against those who are responsible. It is important that you act quickly to protect your legal rights.
If your loved one died as a result of a Texas truck crash, our Carthage truck accident lawyers at Goudarzi & Young can help you get justice. We can meet with you for a free consultation to discuss your case and determine how we can best help you get justice and recover the compensation you are entitled to. Call us today at 800-256-5169 to get started.
Notes: Our team of dedicated writers created this post through the use of secondary sources; therefore, we have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this truck accident. If you locate incorrect information, please contact Goudarzi & Young, L.L.P. so that we can update the post with the most accurate information available. This post will be removed if requested.
Disclaimer: The information provided in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. If you are injured in an accident, seek medical attention immediately, then speak to a lawyer as soon as possible. The photograph used in this post is not representative of this accident. This post is not a solicitation for business.