Stephenville, TX – 2 Teens Killed In Semi-Truck Crash On US Hwy 281

Stephenville, TX (August 23, 2019) – On August 22, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on US Highway 281.

According to reports, 18-year-old Destiny Ann Thompson and 18-year-old Alyssa Gayle Green were traveling along US Highway 281, heading toward Morgan Mill. A collision occurred between their 2015 Nissan Altima and a 2007 Peterbilt truck-tractor, which was towing a trailer.

The driver of the Peterbilt, who was identified as 59-year-old Robert C. Tyrrell, was injured and transported to Texas Health Hospital.

Unfortunately, both Ms. Thompson and Ms. Green were pronounced deceased at the scene.

At this time, the collision remains under investigation by the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Our thoughts are with Robert C. Tyrrell and his family at this time.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of both Destiny Ann Thompson and Alyssa Gayle Green.  Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Semi-Truck Accidents in Texas

Stephenville, TX – Two Teens Killed In Semi-Truck Crash On US Highway 281Every 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 personal injury attorneys in Texas today at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free case evaluation to see how we can help you.

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