New Waverly, TX (January 9, 2023) – A truck has taken place in the new Waverly area that left at least one person injured. At around 4:30 a.m., on January 9, the North Montgomery county fire department and the New Waverly Fire Department responded to the scene of a crash on Interstate 45.
According to reports, an 18-wheeler flatbed collided with a second 18-wheeler on Interstate 45 in the area near Shepherd Hill Road. The impact of the crash caused the flatbed truck to overturn.
The driver was trapped inside of the vehicle as the truck spilled more than 200 gallons of diesel fuel. The second truck came to rest between the feeder and the freeway.
The driver of the flatbed truck was rescued by firefighters. The victim was transported to an area hospital for emergency care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We hope the injured victim is able to recover quickly following this truck crash.
Truck Accidents in Texas
Being involved in a truck crash can have a devastating impact on your life. Regrettably, we see many people left with severe and life-altering injuries due to these accidents. Some common injuries reported in truck crashes in our state include:
- Broken bones
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Internal organ injuries
- Spinal cord injuries (which can result in paralysis)
- Severe lacerations
- Burn injuries
Regrettably, many of these accidents are a result of drivers who act negligently while behind the when. The federal government’s Large Truck Causal Factors Study found that the leading causes of crashes involving large trucks were:
- Unsafe driving behaviors, such as speeding, following too closely and drinking alcohol
- Driver inexperience
- Inattention or distraction
- Poorly maintained vehicles
- Roadway conditions
When drivers act negligently while behind the wheel, they place the lives of innocent people at risk. If you have been harmed as a result of the truck crash, you must reach out to our truck accident lawyers in New Waverly right away. Our team can help guide you through the legal process and pursue legal action to ensure you are able to get justice.
With our free consultation, we can help advise you on your legal rights and options following a truck crash. If you have been hurt in a truck crash, Goudarzi & Young is here to provide legal advice and representation that will make sure that you get the justice and compensation that you deserve. Contact our Texas truck accident lawyers now at 800-256-5169 for more information or to schedule a free consultation today.
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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