16-Year-Old Killed in 18-Wheeler Crash on East Exchange Parkway at North Allen Heights Drive in Allen
Allen, TX. (August 23, 2021)- One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash on August 17, 2021 in Allen, Texas. The accident occurred shortly after 5:00 p.m. at the East Exchange Parkway at North Allen Heights Drive intersection. Police reported that the driver of a Nissan Altima attempted to make a left-hand turn when it was struck by an oncoming 18-wheeler. The Nissan passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. The drivers of the Nissan and the 18-wheeler were uninjured in the crash. The crash remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Semi-Truck Accidents in Texas
Every year, more than 3,700 people lose their lives in collisions across Texas. Sadly, a large percentage of collisions occur at intersections after drivers run red lights or engage in other reckless actions. As you can imagine, accidents involving semi-trucks are more likely to end in catastrophic and fatal injuries due to the size and weight of these vehicles. When victims lose their lives in collisions, due to the negligent actions of others, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
Over the years, The Benton Law Firm has helped countless families recover full and fair compensation to cover funeral arrangements, lost wages, and various other damages incurred after losing a loved one. Our team is dedicated to helping families move forward after a tragic and unexpected loss. If your loved one died in a collision, due to another driver’s negligence, contact our truck accident attorneys in Texas at (214) 777-7777 to see how we can help you.