San Jacinto County, TX (December 28, 2022) – A truck accident was reported on Friday in San Jacinto County that resulted in injuries. At around 6:40 p.m., on December 23, the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene of a crash on US Highway 59.
According to law enforcement, a 2023 Freightliner tractor-trailer semi-truck was traveling south on US Highway 59 when the driver failed to control their speed. As a result, a crash into a 2020 Kenworth truck tractor-trailer.
Two people involved in the accident were injured. EMS transported 43-year-old Grover Colmon to CHI St. Luke’s Hospital for emergency care. The second victim, 41-year-old Ronald Waters, was transported to HCA Cleveland for emergency care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We hope Grover Colmon and Ronald Waters recover quickly.
Truck Accidents in Texas
Thousands of people are harmed as a result of truck accidents in Texas every year. Unfortunately, there are many cases where drivers engage in reckless actions that lead to accidents occurring. Unfortunately, when it comes to truck accidents, one of the most common causes is drunk drivers who fail to maintain their speed.
Whether they’re going too fast or too slow, not keeping up with the flow of traffic can be dangerous. And when trucks are involved, the consequences can be devastating.
There are a number of reasons why a driver might fail to maintain their speed. Maybe they’re distracted and not paying attention to the road. Maybe they’re tired and not able to focus on their driving. Or maybe they simply don’t know how fast they should be going in different weather or road conditions.
Whatever the reason, when a driver fails to maintain their speed, it puts everyone around them at risk. Drivers who are involved in accidents with speeding trucks are more likely to suffer more significant injuries due to the force of impact. Many victims of severe truck accidents are left with broken bones, internal organ injuries, and even spinal cord fractures.
If you’re involved in a truck accident caused by someone driving too slowly or erratically, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and damages. A knowledgeable San Jacinto County truck accident lawyer can help you understand your legal rights and the options that are available to help you move forward.
We at Goudarzi & Young are dedicated Texas truck accident lawyers who fight for justice and client satisfaction. If you were hurt in a truck crash, please contact us to schedule a free consultation, and let us show you how we can help. With our experience, resources, legal expertise, and commitment to your best interests, we will ensure that justice is served. Give us a call at 800-256-5169 today for more information about the services we offer.
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