Abilene, TX – (Update) Victim Identified in Big Rig Crash on I-20 Near Co Rd 227

Abilene, TX (March 31, 2019) – On March 29, 2019, Ervin Newman lost his life in a fatal two-vehicle crash.

The devastating crash happened on Interstate 20 near Co Rd- 277 entrance. Ervin Newman rear-ended a parked big-rig whose driver was attempting to assist another big-rig which had flipped over. Ervin Newman was taken to the hospital where he would later succumb to his injuries.

Authorities are still investigating further details of the crash.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Ervin Newman at this difficult time.  Our thoughts and prayers are with them and the other people who sustained injuries as a result of this crash.  We hope everyone will make a full recovery.

Texas Truck Accidents

While trucks are a vital part of our economy, they are still potentially dangerous vehicles. A head-on collision with a semi-truck is almost guaranteed to result in severe bodily injury or even death. In 2017 alone, Texas had 254,853 people injured in motor-related accidents. For this reason, Texas continues to rank amongst the highest states for truck and car accidents.

Abilene, TX - (Update) Ervin Newman Killed in Big Rig Crash on Interstate 20However, many of these accidents are the result of negligence. Truck drivers must adhere to strict safety guidelines that are meant to protect the lives of other motorists. Whenever a truck driver disregards these regulations set in place by using their phone, radio, or rubbernecking, they put countless lives at risk. If you or a loved have been injured due to someone’s negligence, call a professional Texas truck accident lawyer today.

The Brenton Law Firm has years of experience at representing victims of truck accidents. We understand the rule and regulations that truck drivers must abide by and will win you the compensation you deserve. You shouldn’t have to suffer and face the intimidating truck companies alone. The Brenton Law Firm also offers multiple practice areas for your personal injury needs. If you or a loved one are in need of a Texas truck accident lawyer, call The Brenton Law Firm at (214) 219-4878.

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