Kilgore, TX (November 22, 2022) – A traffic accident took place in Kilgore on Monday evening that left four people with significant injuries. On November 21, the Texas Department of Public Safety assisted the Kilgore Police Department at the scene of a crash on Texas State Highway 135.
According to authorities, a vehicle was crossing the northbound side of Texas State Highway 135 when it was struck on the passenger side by a truck.
Two adults and two children suffered severe injuries due to the crash. Both adults and one of the children were transported by ambulance to a hospital in the Tyler area, where they underwent emergency care. An infant was airlifted and flown to a hospital in Shreveport, where they underwent emergency treatment.
The Kilgore Police Department is actively investigating the collision.
We hope all four victims hurt due to this traffic accident are able to recover quickly.
Truck Accidents in Texas
Truck accidents are a leading cause of severe injuries and death in the state of Texas. In 2020, more than 32,562 crashes involving commercial vehicles were reported in the state. These accidents led to more than 510 deaths and thousands of injuries. If you have been harmed as a result of a truck accident, you may be able to hold the trucking company liable for any resulting injuries and damages.
There are many factors that will play into whether or not you can successfully sue the trucking company, including:
- The severity of damage and injuries sustained in the crash
- Whether or not the driver was at fault
- If the trucking company was aware of any maintenance issues with the vehicle
- If the driver was following hours of service regulations
If you can prove that the trucking company was negligent in any of these areas, then you may have grounds to sue for damages. An experienced Kilgore truck accident lawyer will be able to help you determine if you have a case and what your best course of action would be.
Our Kilgore personal injury lawyers at Goudarzi & Young can help to identify who is liable for the accident that caused you harm. Our team will thoroughly investigate the accident. We will investigate the trucking company, the drivers, and other parties who may share the blame for the accident taken place.
Our lawyers will personally go to the scene of the crash to investigate and gather evidence. We will work with reconstructionists and reach out to other experts who can help bolster your claim.
Once we have the strongest case possible to prove your injuries and damages were caused by the defendant, we will aggressively pursue them for financial compensation. Our team will fight to help you get the money you need to cover your medical expenses and more. To schedule a free consultation, reach out to our Texas law firm today by calling 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.