Martin County, TX (December 18, 2022) – One man has died as a result of a traffic accident that took place in Martin County. At around 9:20 a.m., on December 14, the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene of a crash on Texas State Route 349.
According to reports, 41-year-old Valentine Junior Carrasco was driving a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado south on Texas State Route 349. For unknown reasons, he became involved in a collision with a 2004 Mack truck near mile marker 313.
Carrasco’s vehicle suffered severe damage in the accident. He suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The driver of the Mack truck is treated for injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We hope the driver of the Mack truck recovers quickly following this crash.
Our condolences are with the family of Valentine Junior Carrasco.
Fatal Truck Accidents in Texas
Fatal truck crashes in Texas take hundreds of innocent lives every year. Unfortunately, these accidents often have devastating impacts on the lives of families. No one ever expects to get a call that their loved one has been in a serious accident, let alone a fatal one. However, if you do receive that call, it is important to know what to do next. The following steps can help you through this process:
- Understand what happened. Get as much information as you can about the fatal truck crash from the police or other eyewitnesses. This will help you to start piecing together what took place and why the accident occurred.
- Speak to a skilled Martin County truck accident lawyer as soon as possible. Once you have some understanding of the circumstances surrounding the accident, speak to a personal injury lawyer, such as our team from Goudarzi & Young, who specializes in truck accidents. Our team will be able to advise you on your legal options and whether you may be entitled to compensation.
- Seek support. Dealing with the loss of a loved one is always difficult, but it can be especially hard if their death was sudden and unexpected. Seek support from family and friends, or consider speaking to a counselor if you are finding it hard to cope.
- Take action. If you believe that someone else’s negligence led to your loved one’s death, then you may want to consider taking legal action against them. This can be a long and difficult process, but again, your lawyer will be able to advise you on the best course of action.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a truck accident, the experienced personal injury lawyers at Goudarzi & Young can help. We have earned the largest truck accident verdict in American history, and we can put our experience to work for you. Contact us today for a free consultation to discuss your case.
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.
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