Hockley County, TX (December 4, 2022) – A truck accident took place in Hockley County on Saturday morning that left two people injured. At around 11 a.m., on December 3, the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a collision on Farm to Market Road 1585.
According to reports, a semi-truck pulled out in front of a pickup truck on Farm to Market Road 1585 in the area of Chickadee Road. As a result, the vehicles collided with one another. One person was ejected from the vehicle.
The victim suffered severe injuries due to the crash. The victim was airlifted from the scene of the accident to covenant Medical Center, where they underwent treatment for serious injuries.
A second victim received medical treatment at the scene. They later self-transported to a local hospital.
DPS is actively investigating the crash.
We hope the two victims injured as a result of this accident recover quickly.
Truck Accidents in Texas
Every day, truck accidents take place that have a devastating impact on the lives of those involved. Regrettably, we see many people left with severe spinal cord injuries, bone fractures, and trauma to the head. Many accidents take place as a result of negligence. In fact, in the United States, truck drivers who fail to yield are responsible for a significant number of accidents each year. These accidents often result in serious injuries or even death.
There are many reasons why a truck driver may fail to yield. Sometimes, they may be tired or distracted and not paying attention to the road. Other times, they may be rushing to make a delivery and not following the rules of the road. Unfortunately, when drivers fail to yield, they cause severe injury accidents that negatively affect the lives of those involved.
If you have been hurt as a result of a truck crash caused by a truck driver who failed to yield, you may be entitled to compensation. A Hockley County truck accident lawyer can help you understand your rights and the legal options that are available for you. After being hurt in a crash, you may be able to recover financial compensation for medical costs, repairs for your vehicle, and a variety of other costs and expenses that you face. Having a strong legal team can make a big difference when it comes to your ability to prevail and get justice.
If you’ve been hurt due to a truck accident, you know how overwhelming the aftermath can be. Dealing with insurance companies, repairs, and possible injuries can be downright exhausting. Goudarzi & Young are here to help. As experienced truck accident lawyers, we will fight for you so that you can focus on what’s important – healing and moving on with your life. We offer free consultations, so call us today at 800-256-5169 to see how we can help you.
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.