Odessa, TX – Joseph Benson Injured In Crash With Semi On TX-338 East Loop
Odessa, TX (April 12, 2019) – On Thursday, the Odessa Police Department responded to the scene of a motorcycle accident involving a semi-truck on South East Loop of TYX-338 near I-20.
The major collision occurred when a motorcycle driven by 33-year-old Joseph Benson struck a semi-truck, driven by 68-year-old Ike Iampossible. Iampossible was trying to pull his big rig out of the parking lot of the Flying J Travel Center onto the highway when the accident occurred.
Benson was transported to the Medical Center Hospital with life-threatening injuries immediately following the incident. Iampossible was uninjured in the collision. He is listed in critical condition at this time.
Our thoughts are with Joseph Benton and his entire family at this difficult time. We offer thoughts of strength and courage as he tries to heal. We pray Mr. Benson is able to make a full recovery quickly from his injuries.
Motorcycle Collisions In Texas
Our state has one of the highest fatalities rates for motorcycle riders in the country. Sadly, more 500 motorcyclists will lose their lives in these horrific and unexpected accidents while thousands more are left to deal with life-altering injuries, like traumatic brain injuries and broken bones.
Sadly, there are many instances where motorcyclists are wrongfully blamed for their part in these collisions. For this reason, they have a more difficult time getting the justice and compensation they deserve to help pay for medical expenses and offset the burdens they face from lost wages. Those harmed in these types of accidents should contact a Texas motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible.
Our Texas personal injury attorneys at the Benton Law Firm understand the unique challenges motorcyclists face in the aftermath of these horrifying collisions. Not only are they left to deal with the overwhelming pain and suffering related to their injuries, financial burdens from lost wages and medical expenses, but they are also left to deal with people who try to blame them for their incidents. Our firm works aggressively to ensure motorcyclists are fairly and fully compensated for their claims in cases where they are injured by negligent drivers. Contact out Texas accident injury attorneys at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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