Texas Truck Accident on I-20 Kills Four

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 28-May-2013

A truck accident on I-20 in Eastland County claimed the lives of four people and injured three others on Monday, officials said.

The victims killed in the tragic 18 wheeler accident near Ranger, Texas were identified as 34-year-old Hugo Marin Ulloa of El Paso, his wife, 34-year-old Erika Valenzuela Ulloa and their 3-year-old child, Max Ulloa. The fourth fatality was identified as 65-year-old Glyde David Henry, of Midland, Texas.

Three people were also injured in the I-20 truck crash. Two of those injured were identified as the driver of the truck and the big rig’s passenger. The other person injured was identified as 62-yar-old Janet Henry, who was a passenger in the pickup truck involved in the collision.

According to reports, the driver of the 2006 International truck was traveling down a steep grade of the interstate when he lost control of the semi, crossing a barrier and smashing into a Honda passenger car and a Ford pickup truck.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to those injured and the families who lost a loved one in this tragic 18 wheeler accident.

18 wheeler accidents in Texas can be particularly complex, involving multiple people, companies and parties. While the driver may have been operating the vehicle in a negligent or careless manner, the companies that performed hiring duties, maintained the vehicle and serviced it may also be held liable for issues with poor driving, mechanical defects and vehicle flaws.

Understanding the various issues, laws and trucking standards can make facing the insurance companies representing these large companies a difficult feat for victims, who may be overwhelmed with injuries, medical bills and a completely transformed quality of life.

With dedicated investigators right on staff, our 18 wheeler accident attorneys have access to vital resources that help our clients uncover the truth while holding negligent drivers and companies responsible. We care. We can help.


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