Reyna Law Firm represents the injured in Odessa and West Texas hurt in commercial accidents!
February 26, 2020 - Odessa
Look out for that Truck!
A recent commercial motor vehicle accident at the intersection of FM 1379 and CR 160 outside of Midland left one driver deceased. Four others in were in serious condition. An 18-wheeler ran the stop sign at the intersection and collided into a Dodge Ram with four passengers on board. The driver of the semi-truck was pronounced dead at the scene. The four other men were transported to Midland Memorial Hospital for treatment of their injuries.
Commercial Truck Accidents in the Permian Basin
According to TxDOT data from 2018 (the last year with available reports), there were 509 commercial vehicle accidents in Ector County. Ector county had a population of 150,000 people that year. For some comparison, the most populous county in Texas in 2018, Harris County, had a population of 4.653 million people and 5,767 commercial vehicle accidents. These stats reveal that you are two and a half times more likely to be in a commercial vehicle accident in Ector County than in Harris County.
The Oil and Gas industry
The Oil and Gas industry is the foundation and lifeblood of the economy in the Permian Basin. The physically intense nature of this works requires countless commercial vehicles to traverse our roads day-in and day-out. We don’t want fewer trucks on the road. We do want our roads to be safe for you and your family. If you have been affected by a commercial vehicle accident, it is important that you contact an experienced Odessa Truck Accident Injury Lawyer.
How can an Odessa Truck Accident Lawyer help?
The Odessa Truck Accident Injury Lawyer at the Reyna Law Firm has first-hand experience dealing with the pain and suffering after a traumatic accident. Our passion for getting justice for the injured is the basis of our reputation. At the Reyna Law Firm, we are familiar with these kinds of cases. We know the complexities of recuperating from a traumatic commercial truck accident. Fighting with insurance companies and holding negligent parties accountable is what we do. Contact our team today to see how we can help.