Mt. Pleasant, TX – Derry D. Chism Killed In Motor Vehicle Accident On Interstate 30

Mt. Pleasant, TX (March 26, 2019) – On Monday, March 25, the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 30.

The accident occurred just after 2:00 p.m. The Lexus GX470, driven by Derry D. Chism, 46, was traveling westbound along I-30 when it suddenly veered off the road and rear-ended a semi-truck that was stopped on the shoulder of the interstate.

Chism’s vehicle rolled several times before he was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. The driver of the semi-truck, 30-year-old Joshua Allan Beach, was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment to injuries sustained in the crash.

Our deepest condolences go out to the Chism family as they deal with this tragic loss. We also hope Mr. Beach is able to make a fast and full recovery from his injuries.

Fatal Accidents In Texas

Mt. Pleasant, TX – Derry D. Chism Killed In Motor Vehicle Accident On Interstate 30One motor vehicle accident occurs every 59-seconds in Texas. Unfortunately, many individuals sustain injuries in these accidents. Each year, over 3,700 victims lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents across Texas.

Texas wrongful death attorneys from the Benton Law Firm understand the challenges surviving family members face in the aftermath of these terrible incidents. For this reason, our Texas car accident attorneys work to ensure surviving family members are able to get the justice and compensation they deserve.

If your loved one died in a motor vehicle accident caused by a reckless or negligent driver, contact our skilled and reputable Texas accident injury attorneys at (214) 219-4878 to see what legal options are available for you.

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