Dumas, TX – Crash On US Hwy 287 Results In Fatal Injuries
Dumas, TX (August 19, 2019) – On August 17, at approximately 9:30 a.m., police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident on US Highway 287.
According to reports, two semi-trucks collided along the roadway. The impact of the collision sent one of the semis off the road, where it crashed into several pedestrians.
Several of the pedestrians were injured and transported to an area hospital for treatment.
At least one person sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
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 family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Accidents In Texas
It’s pretty common for crowds of people to stand outside of businesses throughout our state. Most of the time, it is completely safe for groups to gather along busy roads.
Sadly, when vehicles collide on roads, they can place the lives of pedestrians at great risk of being injured or killed. Unfortunately, over 600 pedestrians are killed in accidents across our state each year.
When victims lose their lives in pedestrian accidents, they often leave behind friends and families who are devastated by their loss. In cases where victims are killed in motor vehicle accidents by negligent, careless, or reckless drivers, it is crucial that surviving family members contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
The Benton Law Firm’s pedestrian accident attorneys in Texas are dedicated to helping families protect their legal rights. Our knowledgeable injury accident attorneys in Texas work diligently to help those harmed get the justice and compensation they deserve. If your loved one died in a pedestrian accident, contact our law firm at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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