Dallas, TX (January 4, 2023) – A traffic accident was reported in the Dallas area on Wednesday that left at least one person with injuries. At around 230 p.m. on January 4, the Dallas Police Department and firefighters were called to the scene of a crash on Interstate 45.
According to law enforcement, a semi-truck collision occurred on the southbound side of Interstate 45 in the area near Interstate 20. The impact of the crash caused one truck to roll over. The vehicle came to rest on its roof. The incident blocked multiple lanes of travel, prompting authorities to close off the roadway.
Paramedics responded to the scene and cared for those who were harmed in the accident before transporting them to area hospitals.
The cause of the truck collision is being investigated at this time.
We hope those who have been harmed as a result of this crash recover quickly.
Truck Accidents in Texas
Truck crashes can have devastating consequences for those involved. Regrettably, these accidents take the lives of thousands of people across the United States each year. Here in Texas, we see many people left with serious injuries as a result of truck accidents. There are several types of truck accidents that continue to take place every day. One of the most common and serious is a rollover accident.
There are several reasons why rollover truck accidents occur here in Texas. Some of the most common causes include:
- Speeding: Speeding is one of the most common causes of rollover truck crashes. When a truck is going too fast, it can lose control and tip over. This is especially true on sharp turns or when the road is slippery.
- Driver fatigue: river fatigue is another leading cause of rollover truck crashes. Truckers often have to drive long hours to meet deadlines. This can lead to them becoming fatigued and making mistakes that can cause a crash.
- Distracted driving: Distracted driving is also a major problem among truckers. With so much to do while driving, it’s easy for them to take their eyes off the road or not pay attention to what they’re doing.
Unfortunately, victims who are harmed in accidents involving semi-trucks are often left with serious injuries. If you have been harmed as a result of an accident, it is important that you act quickly to protect your legal rights. You may be entitled to compensation for some of the injuries and damages you face.
If you have been hurt in a truck accident, contact our team at Goudarzi & Young right away. Our experienced Texas truck accident lawyers will fight for your legal rights and help ensure that you get the justice you deserve. Contact us today for a free consultation at 800-256-5169.
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.