Man Killed in Temple Head-on Collision Car Accident on Hwy 36

A head on collision car accident in Temple left one man dead on Thursday night, when a pickup truck veered into the opposite lane of traffic in a construction zone, hitting a Toyota passenger vehicle head on, officials said.

Police identified the man killed in the Temple crash as 49-year-old Allen Tow. Tow was the driver in the pickup truck. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

Police said the truck was identified as a light colored Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck. The Toyota car was identified as a dark color Camry.

The driver of the Toyota car and the a passenger iin the pickup truck were transported to Scott & White Hospital for the treatment of injuries they endured in the head-on collision in Temple.

The accident occurred on Hwy 36 at the overpass near Hwy 317.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims of this tragic crash and their loved ones.

Some news sources reported earlier that road construction and stickers used to divide the lanes may have confused the driver of the pickup truck, resulting in the Temple accident.

Dangerous Road Construction Accidents

Although road construction is a part of roadway improvement in the region that is often necessary, it can also pose serious risks to drivers if proper procedures are not in place to protect drivers, passengers and road construction workers.

Construction debris, confusing lines and pathways and construction equipment, such as large trucks and machinery can turn constructions zones into a dangerous environment for drivers. Traveling at speeds that allow for adequate reactions is one way drivers can protect themselves and their loved ones.

Despite care and attention, some construction zones pose threats to drivers that may not have been avoided and can be linked to the negligence of another driver or a construction company, who may not be using safe procedures to safeguard drivers and passengers.

Road COnstruction Car Accident Lawyers

If you or someone you love has been seriously injured or killed in a car accident, call our car accident attorneys in Temple, Killeen, Waco and statewide Texas at 254-633-2983, contact our auto accident lawyers online or visit one of the 11 office locations for our car accident lawyers in Temple and around the state of Texas for a free consultation today.

Our experienced car accident lawyers, professional medical consultants, private investigators and caring staff will help your uncover some of the specific details associated with your car accident or the fatal car accident of a loved one while seeking just compensation for your injuries and loss. We care. We can help.

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