Kilgore, TX – Injuries in Semi-Truck Accident on I-20 at US-259

Kilgore, TX (April 24, 2024) – There were reported injuries after a two-vehicle collision in the Kilgore area on Wednesday, April 24. The crash occurred early that morning around 7:58 a.m. on Interstate 20 SB near US-259. Local reports indicated that an 18-wheeler and another vehicle collided at the scene. 

Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties. The area was temporarily closed as local authorities worked to clear the scene of the resulting debris. The injured parties were treated at the scene, and those needing further treatment were later hospitalized for additional support. The severity and number of the resulting injuries have not been reported at this time. No additional information on the crash is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Truck Accidents in Texas

Kilgore, TX - Injuries in Semi-Truck Accident on I-20 at US-259Semi-trucks, tractor-trailers, and other commercial rigs are involved in a number of collisions in Texas every day. A recent study from Texas Monthly found that nearly 62 percent of trucking accidents in the state take place on highways and interstates, and large trucks travel billions of miles on Texas roads and highways every year. An estimated 10 percent of trucking accidents nationwide happen in the state. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) reports that 649 individuals lost their lives in big rig collisions on Texas highways in a recent year. After a terrible accident, it can be challenging to handle the consequences on your own. A skilled personal injury attorney can fight for your full and just recovery.

If you or a loved one is hurt by a negligent truck driver, you need legal representation from an attorney with experience with semi-truck accident cases. It is highly likely that the other parties involved in the collision will have legal representation and will have someone on the scene immediately to begin assembling a case. To level the playing field, you must ensure that your legal team is composed of seasoned professionals. A lawyer can help you to strengthen your case and pursue the necessary funds for a full recovery. There is too much on the line to avoid taking the required steps to safeguard your legal rights. You should collaborate with a skilled lawyer who has a successful track record rather than attempting to manage your recovery on your own.

At Rasansky Law Firm, we understand that you are going through a difficult time if you or someone close to you is hurt in a trucking accident. Our team of Kilgore semi-truck crash lawyers has a proven track record of helping crash victims from all over the state pursue compensation in personal injury claims, and we are ready to get to work for you. If you want to discuss your case with a trained lawyer, call our offices today at 214-651-6100 to get started on your path toward a full recovery. 



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