Temple, TX – One Killed in Crash with Semi-Truck on Wendland Rd

Temple, TX (April 23, 2024) – There were fatal injuries reported after a driver crashed into an 18-wheeler in the Temple area on Monday, April 22. The deadly accident was reported at the 4000 block of Wendland Road that afternoon around 12:15 p.m. Emergency crews were quickly dispatched to the scene to render aid to the involved parties. 

The victim was traveling down the roadway when they collided with a semi-truck trailer on private property. The driver sustained fatal injuries and was later pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the deceased victim has been withheld. 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, and more updates will be provided as it continues. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Deadly 18-wheeler Crashes in Texas

Temple, TX - One Killed in Crash with Semi-Truck on Wendland RdSevere semi-truck accidents have been known to result in life-altering injuries. A study conducted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) found that more than 57,000 commercial vehicle collisions occur in the United States each year. The majority of these collisions involve semi-trucks and 18-wheelers. There are a lot of trucking accidents in Texas. A total of 6,700 semi-truck crashes were reported statewide in 2022 alone. Large trucks travel billions of miles on Texas’s highways each year, and the state experiences nearly 10 percent of truck accidents reported across the country each year. There is always a chance of collision when you are driving next to a large semi-truck, and you need to be ready to pursue a strong claim with the help of a trained lawyer after a deadly accident. 

Dealing with the aftermath of a fatal accident can be particularly difficult when you find out that someone else’s careless conduct caused the crash to happen. If a loved one is killed in a trucking accident, you need to be sure you can pursue justice and that you can take the necessary steps to protect your financial future. These collisions have the potential to cause large financial losses. Texas state law allows the surviving family members to sue for wrongful death in the event of a deadly collision. Instead of trying to handle the case on your own, contact an experienced lawyer who has proven experience handling successful wrongful death cases. 

Losing someone close to you is never easy, and you need to seek the help of a trained Temple 18-wheeler crash lawyer who is ready to help you navigate the complicated claims process. The legal team at Rasansky Law Firm is here to help you pursue a strong case. If you are ready to get started on your case with a skilled attorney, we are just a phone call away. Contact our law offices today at 214-651-6100 to get started on your case. We want to make sure that you and your family are able to obtain justice during this difficult time. 



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