Dallas, TX – Dump Truck Crash on Lawson Rd Results in Fatal Injuries
Dallas, TX (October 1, 2019) – At approximately 4:15 p.m. on September 30th, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Lawson Road.
According to reports, a dump truck was traveling along Lawson Road when it crossed over the train tracks near Scyene Road.
As the vehicle crossed over, it was struck by an Amtrak train.
The train proceeded along the railway, pushing the dump truck about ½-mile down the tracks.
The 22-year-old driver of the dump truck sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
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 Collisions in Texas
More than 10 people lose their lives daily in collisions across Texas. Accidents involving trains and other large vehicles are more likely to result in serious and life-threatening injuries for victims involved. Sadly, these accidents are often preventable yet so many people continue to lose their lives due to the negligent acts of others. When victims die due to the negligent acts of others, surviving family members can contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
Over the years, Texas personal injury attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have helped countless families get the justice they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one. Our firm has over twenty years of combined experience helping victims and their families get full and fair compensation to cover the damages incurred from their accidents. If your loved one died in a motor vehicle accident caused by a negligent or reckless driver, contact our injury accident attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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