Howard County, TX – Joseph Roczniak Killed In Interstate 20 Crash

Howard County, TX (July 16, 2019) – On July 10, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 20 just 10 miles west of Big Spring.

Reports from the Texas Department of Public Safety indicate that Randall Beard was traveling west along Interstate 20 in a semi-truck when he failed to control his speed. As a result, his vehicle collided with a Volkswagen Jetta, which was driven by Devin Grier.

The semi-truck then collided with a Kia Rio, which was driven by Joseph Roczniak. The impact of the collision forced the Kia into a Dodge Ram Pickup truck on the roadway.

The semi then drifted across the center lines before colliding with a second semi-truck, which was eastbound.

Roczniak sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident.

Grier and Beard were both injured in the incident and transported to Scenic Mountain Medical Center for treatment to injuries.

At this time, the crash 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 family of Joseph Roczniak.  Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Accidents In Texas

Howard County, TX – Joseph Roczniak Killed In Interstate 20 CrashEvery year, more than 3,700 people lose their lives in automobile collisions across Texas. Unfortunately, accidents involving semi-trucks are more likely to result in fatal injuries due to the size and weight of these vehicles.

When victims lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents, they often leave behind friends and family who are all devastated by their loss. In some cases, relatives are forced to pay for the costs of funeral arrangements and medical treatment resulting from fatal collisions. When victims lose their lives due to the negligent acts of others, it is imperative that they contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.

The Benton Law Firm’s truck accident attorneys in Texas have over two decades of experience helping victims and their families get full and fair compensation to cover damages incurred from these horrific incidents. Our knowledgeable injury accident attorneys in Texas are dedicated to helping families get the justice they deserve. Contact our law office today at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free case evaluation to see how we can help you.

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