I-35 Truck Accident in San Antonio Kills One, Injures One

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 2-Sep-2013

An I-35 18 wheeler accident in San Antonio claimed the life of one and left another person with serious injuries on Sunday evening, officials reported.

Police have not yet identified the man who was killed or the other injured occupant.

According to a report published by KWTX News, the passenger vehicle appeared to have rear-ended the semi-truck after the truck’s driver slowed abruptly. The driver of the 18 wheeler did not remain on the scene of the collision on I-35. Officials are still searching for the driver of that big rig.

San Antonio Truck Accident Attorneys

Although it’s imperative that drivers of surrounding passengers give tractor trailers and large commercial vehicles adequate room while sharing the roads and interstates, the actions of truck drivers and maintenance of machinery and vehicles can play a vital role in safety. Trucks are required to maintain specific equipment that may help protect drivers and surrounding vehicle occupants alike. The undercarriage on a big rig is one specific piece of equipment that can be very in preventing much smaller vehicles from sliding beneath a commercial truck, potentially slicing the top of crushing the roof of the vehicle and provoking serious and fatal injuries. Inadequate guards that do important not meet specific standards can be deadly.

In some situations where a San Antonio auto accident has occurred, the family members and friends of those injured or killed in an I-35 truck accident may be searching for answers as to why a crash occurred in the first place. At The Carlson Law Firm our team of private investigators are available to immediately begin compiling evidence for our clients, helping provide data and information before road markings fade and witness accounts become more difficult to remember. For a free initial consultation, call our truck accident lawyers in San Antonio at 800-359-5690, contact our personal injury law firm online or stop by any of the convenient office locations for our truck accident lawyers across the state of Texas. We care. We can help.

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