Tag Archives: Truck Accident

How Did This Gravel Truck Lose Control on 2222?

You may have already seen the viral video taken from a dashboard camera at the intersection of Jester Boulevard and FM 2222. It begins with several cars sitting at a stop light. A small car pulls up, hoping to turn right. Suddenly, a giant flash of red comes from behind as a dump truck slams into the smaller car, drags…
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Texas Man Hits Trucking Company With Wrongful Death Suit

A Texas man has sued a trucking business on wrongful death charges in a 2014 collision that claimed the life of a husband and father. The man, acting as estate representative, sued Dickson’s Trucking of Atoka, Oklahoma, in the Marshall Division of the Eastern District of Texas on July 14, claiming negligence and wrongful death in a deadly motor vehicle…
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Are There Different Laws for Truck Drivers?

Injury Attorneys Discuss Accidents in Austin and Throughout Texas On September 16, a driver was killed when a rock-bearing semitrailer on U. S. 290 in Bastrop County attempted to avoid traffic, causing the truck to swerve and dislodge one of the rocks into the window of the other driver. Not all accidents involving trucks are fatal; however, a higher percentage…
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Speeding Driver Decapitated after Colliding with a Truck on Houston Toll Road

According to KXAN, a driver speeding past an accident on Houston’s Sam Houston Tollway was killed on November 17 after he was decapitated by a pickup truck parked on the shoulder of the road. A black Nissan was involved in a rollover accident around 6 a.m. on the tollway. The driver of the Nissan sustained minor injuries, and stepped out…
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Austin Firefighter in a Coma after being Struck by Sleepy Truck Driver

In June, a 33-year-old Austin firefighter was left in a coma after a truck struck him while cycling on Manchaca Road. According to the arrest affidavit, witnesses at the scene said the 33-year-old cyclist was riding in a bicycle lane when he was struck from behind by a careless driver. Witnesses said the 60-year-old motorist stopped for a moment, then…
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