Ferris, TX (January 6, 2023) – A truck accident reported in the Dallas area claimed one person’s life. On January 5, authorities were called to the scene of a traffic accident that took place on Interstate 45.
According to reports from law enforcement, a UPS truck was involved in a collision with the southbound side of Interstate 45. The impact of the crash sent the truck through a guardrail just south of Malloy Bridge Road.
The truck went down an embankment and landed in the water below. The driver of the vehicle was rescued from the Creek by the Dallas Fire Rescue’s Dive Team.
One victim involved in the crash suffered fatal injuries. The person was pronounced dead at the scene.
At this time, the Dallas Police Department is investigating the accident.
We offer our sympathies to the family of the victim who died in this crash.
Fatal Truck Accidents in Texas
Fatal truck crashes take the lives of hundreds of people in Texas each year. Unfortunately, many of these accidents are caused by negligent drivers. Leading factors in fatal truck accidents across our state include:
- Driver fatigue
- Distracted driving
- Drunk driving
- Reckless driving
- Poor weather conditions
- Defective truck equipment
Even though we are all required to operate our vehicles in a manner that is safe for others sharing the road, we continue to see innocent people die as a result of drivers who choose to act negligently. Losing a loved one can be incredibly difficult to deal with. If your loved one died in a fatal truck accident, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. When it comes to fatal truck crashes, there are multiple parties who can be held accountable for the resulting death and damages. A wrongful death lawyer in Ferris can help you better understand your rights moving forward and who you can file a claim against.
If the accident was caused by the negligence of the truck driver, then you may be able to file a claim against the trucking company that employs them. If faulty equipment or cargo was to blame, then you may be able to file a claim against the company responsible for manufacturing or shipping it. Ultimately, a seasoned Ferris truck accident lawyer will be able to advise you on who is liable and help you pursue the compensation you deserve.
Our dedicated legal team at Goudarzi & Young has decades of experience helping families get justice after fatal truck accidents. Our team can advise you on the best legal options moving forward. We will fight to ensure your family has the money that you need to cover your costs and losses moving forward. Contact our personal injury lawyers today at 800-256-5169 to schedule a free consultation 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.