Lubbock, TX – Luna Reyes Fatally Injured in Truck Crash on US-84

Lubbock, TX – Luna Reyes Fatally Injured in Truck Crash on US-84

Lubbock, TX (December 13, 2022) – A 28-year-old woman has died as a result of a traffic accident that took place on Saturday morning in Lubbock County. On December 10, the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene of a crash on US Highway 84 just southeast of shallow water, Texas.

According to reports provided by DPS, at around 12:30 a.m., 28-year-old Luna Reyes was driving north on US Highway 84 when her vehicle collided with a semi-truck that was traveling eastbound on the roadway.

Reyes suffered severe injuries in the crash. She was transported by ambulance to UMC, where she later passed away from her injuries.

The driver of the semi-truck, 43-year-old Jarrod Kitten, was not injured as a result of the accident.

The Texas Department of Public Safety is currently investigating the incident.

We offer our condolences to the family of Luna Reyes at this time.

Truck Accidents in Texas

Every year, truck accidents in Texas take the lives of hundreds of people. Losing a loved one in a fatal truck accident is an unthinkable tragedy. If the accident was caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. In most cases, the trucking company will be held liable for the accident.

However, there are many different factors that can contribute to a fatal truck accident, so it’s important to investigate the cause of the accident and determine who is really at fault. If the driver of the truck was speeding or driving recklessly, they may be held personally liable for the accident. If the truck was not properly maintained and this contributed to the accident, the trucking company may be held liable.

No amount of money can ever make up for the loss of a loved one, but filing a wrongful death claim can help you get justice and compensation for your loss. Depending on the circumstances surrounding the accident, you may be able to recover financial compensation for funeral costs, lost earning capacity, loss of companionship, and more it is important that you reach out to a Lubbock wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible.

Seeking the assistance of a skilled and knowledgeable legal team can help to ensure your legal rights are protected every step of the way. Our Lubbock truck accident lawyers at Goudarzi & Young have decades of experience and have obtained the largest truck accident verdict in American history. We offer a free consultation to discuss your case, so call us today 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.  

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