Buda 18 Wheeler Accident on I-35 Kills One

One person is dead after a Texas 18 wheeler accident in Buda on I-35 resulted when a pickup truck was rear-ended by the big rig, officials said.

The pickup truck driver who was killed in the 18 wheeler accident in Buda, was identified as 53-year-old Isidro Tobias, a resident of Austin. Tobias was pronounced dead at the scene of the Buda crash. His passenger was transported to the hospital with injuries that resulted from the multiple-car accident on I-35.

Officials believe the accident may have been sparked by a previous accident that had occurred on I-35, which had slowed traffic.

Accidents that occur during heavy traffic situations require drivers surrounding to pay special attention to the vehicles in front in efforts to prevent subsequent crashes from occurring. “Rubber necking” can create situations where drivers are looking at accidents or surrounding traffic rather than paying attention to the task of driving.

Truck drivers who spend countless hours on the road should be properly trained by employers on dealing with accident situations, preventing other accidents from occurring because of slowing or slowed traffic as a result of a crash.

If you or someone you love has been seriously injured or killed in an 18 wheeler accident as a result of driver negligence, improper training or poor truck maintenance, call our 18 wheeler accident attorneys in Austin, San Antonio, Waco and statewide Texas at 254-870-3621, contact our tractor trailer accident lawyers online or visit one of the 11 office locations for our truck accident law firm in Texas for a free consultation today.

Truck companies and the insurance companies representing them often begin investigating the scene of an 18 wheeler accident immediately after it occurs, making it important for the victims of such accidents or the family members of those killed in truck accidents to seek the advocacy of a truck accident law firm as soon as possible so evidence can be gathered on their behalf. We care. We can help.

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