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Two Killed in Fiery Crash on Interstate Highway 45 in Palmer

Palmer, TX. (April 21, 2020)- Two people were killed in a crash involving an 18- wheeler on April 18, 2020 in Palmer, Texas. The crash occurred around 12 p.m. in the southbound lanes of Interstate Highway 45 near the 260 mile marker. Police reported that the passenger vehicle was traveling on the highway when it struck the median and came to rest facing westbound in the southbound lanes. The driver of an 18-wheeler then struck the stopped passenger vehicle, causing it to catch fire. The driver and passenger of the vehicle were pronounced dead at the scene. The crash remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Car Accidents in Texas

Odessa, TX – Two Killed in Accident on TX-338 LoopMotor vehicle accidents in Texas claim the lives of more than 3,600 people each year. These unfortunate accidents are often preventable, yet we continue to see the devastating consequences families are forced to endure. When victims lose their lives in accidents, due to the reckless actions of other drivers, it is imperative that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.

The Benton Law Firm has over two decades of combined experience helping families collect the maximum amount of compensation available after losing a loved one. We work diligently to ensure families are in the best position imaginable to cover funeral services and various other damages they face. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 777-7777 to see how we can help you.

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Disclaimer: The intent of this post is to provide general information to our readers and to help improve the safety and quality of life for those who live in our state. At The Benton Law Firm, we intend to honor those who are victimized in accidents across Texas. We aim to provide up to date information to the public surrounding these incidents in hopes of helping others avoid becoming victims themselves. If anyone is involved in an accident we would like to make sure they know how to respond, should a tragedy occur. Information in this post, should not be considered legal or medical advice. You should seek further assistance from a legal or medical professional if you or a loved one is a victim in an accident. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.


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