Giddings, TX – Victims Of US 77 Crash Identified
Giddings, TX (June 7, 2019) – On June 5, the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a major collision along US 77 just before 4 p.m.
Reports from DPS state that 26-year-old Chelsea Dawn Frances Olsen was traveling north along US 77 in a Nissan Pathfinder with five children. As Ms. Frances’s vehicle traveled down the roadway, she spotted a southbound semi-truck coming at her after the driver of the truck lost control of the vehicle.
Ms. Frances veered her vehicle to the right in an attempt to avoid being hit by the semi-truck. As the Pathfinder entered into the right side of the roadway, it was struck by a southbound semi-truck.
Chelsea Dawn Frances Olsen was transported to Dell Seton in critical condition along with 6-year-old Lillian Sue Wright.
13-year-old Lillian Castro was transported to Dell Children’s where she later succumbed to her injuries.
3-year-old Daniella Castro, 2-year-old Sebain Castro, and 7-year-old Ryan Wright were all pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident.
At this time, the collision remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the victims who lost their lives in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Semi-Truck Accidents In Texas
Over 3,700 people lose their lives in collisions across Texas annually. Motor vehicle accidents that involve semi-trucks often result in far greater injuries for victims involved. Sadly, there are many avoidable accidents that continue to claim the lives of innocent victims across our state.
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