Love County, Oklahoma (November 7, 2017): Texas resident, Mario Zuniga, 27, has been identified as the man killed in a truck accident on I-35 early Monday morning, November 6, 2017. According to reports, Mr. Zuniga fell asleep at the wheel, leading his box truck to crash into a guardrail. Mr. Zuniga sustained fatal injuries after being thrown from his vehicle. The passenger of the box truck, Raymundo Peralta-Medel, was admitted to a hospital in Gainesville, Texas.
Local residents report that accidents are a common occurrence on this particular stretch of highway, leading some to believe the uneven pavement has created a dangerous condition. Others are more concerned about the effects of drowsy driving, which is a commonly cited cause of truck accidents across the United States.
At the McGuire Law Firm, our hearts go out to the victims of this senseless tragedy. Truck accidents remain a leading cause of serious injury and death in America, and we are dedicated to ensuring that victims receive the justice they are due.
Our esteemed staff of experienced attorneys is well-equipped to help support victims in their time of need. If you have lost a loved one or suffered injuries as the result of a truck accident, call 800-648-5198 to schedule a free consultation with one of our lawyers today.