Houston, TX (June 9, 2023) – A major truck accident took place in the Houston area on Wednesday that resulted in injuries.
At around 4:15 a.m. on June 7, emergency officials were notified that they were needed at the scene of a crash on Highway 288.
Reports from authorities show that a pedestrian was struck by a semi-truck on the highway in the area near Alameda Genoa Road. The Texas Department of Public Safety and firefighters rushed to the scene and shut down the southbound side of the roadway. One person involved in the accident was fatally injured. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We offer our condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this crash.
Experiencing the loss of a loved one due to a fatal accident is a challenging and overwhelming ordeal. Regrettably, these fatal accidents occur all too frequently in the United States, claiming the lives of thousands of individuals each year. Negligence plays a significant role in many fatal truck accidents, where drivers fail to prioritize safety and consideration for others.
When individuals operate trucks irresponsibly, or without the necessary qualifications, innocent lives are put at risk. Additionally, negligent hiring practices by trucking companies contribute to such accidents, as they prioritize their own interests over the safety of others. Inadequate caution during cargo loading by companies and insufficient vehicle maintenance by maintenance providers also lead to preventable accidents.
These acts of negligence persistently rob countless lives each year in the United States. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one in a commercial vehicle accident, our team of fatal truck accident lawyers has extensive experience handling cases involving fatal truck accidents and can assist you in protecting your legal rights and seeking accountability from the negligent driver.
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