Donna Falkenberg Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on I-10 in San Antonio

Donna Falkenberg Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on I-10 in San Antonio

46-Year-Old Donna Falkenberg Killed in San Antonio 18-Wheeler Crash on Interstate 10 near Dominion Drive

San Antonio, Texas (May 23, 2020) – The 46-year-old woman who was killed early Friday morning in a hit-and-run crash involving an 18-wheeler in San Antonio has been identified as Donna Falkenberg, 46, according to the Medical Examiner’s Office.

The deadly crash happened around 5:30 a.m. May 22, on I-10 near Dominion Drive.

Police said an 18-wheeler, an International model, rear-ended an eastbound Ford Fiesta driven by Falkenberg.

Falkenberg was pronounced dead at the scene. She was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The driver of the 18-wheeler, Justin Antwan Jackson, 29, fled the scene after the crash. The big rig was found parked near the Shops at Rivercenter.

Jackson was later located and was arrested at Bowie and E. Crockett Streets. He was charged with Failure to Stop and Render Aid resulting in death.

The authorities are investigating the crash. 

We pass our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Donna Falkenberg.

Commercial trucks are known to cause over 90% of accidents in Houston. These truck drivers must understand that their actions majorly contribute to most of the accidents on the roads. It is also important for others on the same roads with truck drivers to understand that maximum precaution should be taken while driving near trucks. While small mistakes like ignoring the turn signal prior to turning may cause accidents, major causes of these accidents are rooted in other factors like exhaustion on the part of truck drivers. If the reasons for the crash are anchored to the failure of following the right turn or driving at a speed that is not legally recommended a wrongful death lawyer will be useful in such scenarios. 

If you have lost a loved one in an accident with a huge truck, it is advisable to get a lawyer who will facilitate the process of compensation.

Our attorneys at  Joel A. Gordon & Associates will fight for you.

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