Van Zandt County, TX (December 2, 2022) – A 57-year-old woman from Wills Points, Texas, has died as a result of a fatal truck accident that took place in Van Zandt County. On November 30, the Texas Department of Public Safety was dispatched to provide assistance at the scene of a truck accident that occurred on US Highway 80.
At around 8 p.m., 57-year-old Teresa Reyes was driving a 2014 Ford Focus east on US Highway 80. At the same time, a 2013 Freightliner truck tractor that was towing a trailer was traveling westbound on the roadway. As the vehicle attempted to turn left into a private drive, the two vehicles collided.
Reyes was severely injured in the crash. She was transported to a hospital in Canton by EMS. Authorities confirm that she passed away from her injuries later on.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is currently investigating this fatal truck accident.
Our condolences are with the family of Teresa Reyes at this time.
Fatal Truck Accidents in Texas
The loss of a loved one is a devastating event. If that death was the result of another person’s negligence, it can be even more difficult to cope with. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal truck accident, you may be able to file a wrongful death case against the person who is responsible.
In some cases, the truck driver may be deemed negligent if they were speeding, fatigued, or not paying attention to the road. If this is the case, you may be able to file a wrongful death case against the driver or their employer.
A wrongful death claim can help your family recover financial compensation for some of the damages that you face. This can include funeral and burial expenses, lost wages, and repairs for your vehicle. It can also hold the negligent party accountable for their actions and help prevent similar accidents from happening in the future.
If you have lost a loved one in a truck accident, it is important that you reach out to a Van Zandt County wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. An attorney will be able to discuss your case and determine what legal options are available to help your family move forward. If you are able to file a wrongful death claim, your attorney will fight diligently to ensure your legal rights are protected and that you are able to maximize the amount of financial compensation that you recover.
If you have lost a loved one as a result of a fatal truck accident, it is important to get legal help as soon as possible. Goudarzi & Young can provide you with the representation you need to protect your rights and get the compensation you are entitled to. Our Van Zandt County wrongful death lawyers offer free consultations, so there is no risk in scheduling a meeting with us to discuss your case. To get started, contact our team today at 800-256-5169.
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