Police Investigate Semi-Truck Collision
Pauls Valley, OK (December 3, 2018) On the morning of December 3rd, a deadly semi-truck collision happened on Interstate 35 in Garvin County. Officials reported that the accident occurred at around 7:30 a.m. for reasons unknown. The impact of the collision caused both trucks to catch on fire. When emergency crews arrived at the scene, they discovered that at least one person suffered fatal injuries. The collision was so severe that crews shut down lanes as they worked to clear the accident. The police are currently investigating the accident.
Truck Accidents in Oklahoma
On average, over 4,000 people suffer fatal injuries in the United States after being involved in semi-truck accidents. The leading causes of most truck accidents are negligent driving, falling asleep at the wheel, and speeding. There are some instances when truck accidents occur due to defective auto parts or hazardous weather conditions. The police are currently working to figure out what caused this crash and who should be held liable. Determining liability can be tricky when it comes to truck accidents depending on causation.
Our condolences go out to the family members of those that lost their lives in this collision. We understand how devastating it is to lose a loved one in a truck accident, especially if something could have prevented the accident from happening. Each family could pursue a wrongful death lawsuit with the help of an experienced attorney.
At McGuire Law Firm, we take pride in committing to our clients’ cases until they receive the compensation they may be entitled to for pain and suffering, medical expenses, funeral costs, and vehicle damages. We keep fighting until we help our clients receive justice. If you or someone you know lost a loved one in a truck accident, call (405) 513-5658.