Keller, TX – 1 Injured In Semi-Truck Accident On U.S. Hwy 377
Keller, TX (December 7, 2019) A vehicle collision involving a semi-trailer and a train occurred near U.S. Highway 377 and Keller Haslet Road. The collision occurred on the night of December 6th at around 9:00 p.m. According to the Keller Police Department, a Union Pacific locomotive struck an 18-wheeler semi-truck, leaving the truck driver injured at the scene.
When the paramedics arrived, they transported the truck driver to a local area hospital for treatment. Crews cleaned up all of the damages overnight and the train resumed its regular operations at about 5:50 a.m. on Saturday
The accident is currently under investigation as the police determine causation and liability.
We wish the injured truck driver a complete recovery. Our thoughts are with him and his family at this time.
Truck Accidents in Texas
Studies show that about 5,800 train accidents occur annually throughout the country and most take place at a railroad crossing. As a result, an average of 2,300 individuals are left with varying injuries. Studies also indicate that about 500,000 truck accidents occur annually throughout the United State as well.
There are several reasons why these types of accidents occur, but a common contributing factor is often negligence. Sometimes faulty auto parts play a role in vehicle collisions, along with poor road conditions and hazardous weather.
At The Benton Law Firm, our mission is to assist as many injured victims as possible with their personal injury lawsuits until they have received the compensation they may be indebted to for their injuries, vehicle damages, and more. If you or someone you love was involved in a truck accident and was not at fault, contact our office today for a free consultation at (214) 219-4878.
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