Odessa Collision on Loop 338 Kills Three, Injures Four

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 26-Mar-2013

An Odessa oil field accident killed three people and sent four others to the hospital in West Texas on Tuesday morning, when a Sanjel Corp van collided with an Asbestos Removal Inc. vehicle on Loop 338 and Yukon Road, officials reported.

Two of the people killed in the Odessa collision were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which occurred at approximately 7:15 a.m.

The three men who were killed in the commercial vehicle accident in Odessa were all employees of Sanjel Corp. The three occupants in the Asbestos Removal vehicle survived the crash.

Truck accidents have climbed in the Odessa region as oilfield and industrial traffic and increased, provoking safety advocates to push for increased safety precautions. Lower speeds, increased signals and signs are just some of the precautions residents and businesses alike have been encouraging in an effort to decrease the serious injuries and wrongful deaths occurring in the area as a result of 18 wheeler and oilfield truck accidents occurring all too often.

When dealing with the stressful and overwhelming aftermath of a truck or commercial accident, it can be difficult for many victims and the loved ones dealing with the loss of a family member, to understand the diverse laws, industry standards and various entities and people involved in such a traumatic accident. In contrast, large companies often have legal teams and insurance representatives with years of experience on their sides, putting victims at a disadvantage financially and regarding the availability of information.

At The Carlson Law Firm, our team of personal injury attorneys have specific experience dealing with truck accidents, commercial wrecks and wrongful death associated with tragic 18 wheeler accidents. With access to private investigators and registered nurses on staff, our attorneys have immediate access to professionals who can help delve into the multitude of information, data and evidence resulting from such serious collisions and wrecks.

For a free consultation, call our Texas truck accident attorneys at 800-359-5690, contact our Texas trial attorneys online or visit any of the 10 office locations for our 18 wheeler attorneys in San Antonio and across the state. We care. We can help.

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