Donna Wright Killed in Big Rig Crash on FM 787 in Cleveland

Donna Wright Killed in Big Rig Crash on FM 787 in Cleveland

Donna Wright ID’d as Woman Killed in Cleveland Crash on FM 787 near Cleveland Municipal Airport

Cleveland, Texas (August 24, 2022) – The woman who died following a truck accident Monday near Cleveland has been identified as Donna Wright, 32.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the deadly crash occurred on FM 787 near the Cleveland Municipal Airport on Monday, August 22.

DPS said Wright was driving westbound on FM 787 when she attempted to pass a big rig on a curve. She overcorrected, causing her to lose control of her car.

The woman reportedly struck an oncoming big rig and then slammed into the first big rig she was trying to pass.

Wright was declared at the scene. A 2-year-old boy, who was in a car seat, was ejected from the car. The boy and a 7-year-old child were airlifted to the Texas Medical Center in critical condition.

The drivers of the big rig were not seriously injured.

No additional information about the accident was provided.

An investigation into the accident is ongoing.

Common Causes of Automobile Accidents

There are many different reasons why automobile, 18-wheeler, and motorcycle accidents occur, including driver negligence, driver inattention, texting and driving, speeding, fatigue, failure to yield the right of way from a stop sign or private drive, running a red light, and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. While the factors listed above are the main causes of most accidents, there may also be other factors involved, which is why it’s important that an investigation be conducted before evidence disappears, especially in cases involving a fatality.  At Joel A. Gordon & Associates, we will act quickly to secure accident scene photos, interview witnesses, obtain police records, and secure other valuable evidence needed to win your case.  Call now for a free consultation.

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