Lieutenant Jacqueline Smith Struck by Vehicle on I-35W in Fort Worth

Lieutenant Jacqueline Smith Struck by Vehicle on I-35W in Fort Worth

Lieutenant Jacqueline Smith Injured in Fort Worth Pedestrian Accident on I-35W

Fort Worth, Texas (November 12, 2020) – A Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office lieutenant was struck by a vehicle on Tuesday in Fort Worth, according to police.

The accident happened around 5:35 a.m., November 10, on I-35W.

Police said two vehicles were involved in a crash on the freeway. The drivers of the vehicles then stepped outside to assess the damage.

Lieutenant Jacqueline Smith stopped and stepped out of her car to check on the crash victims. She and another driver were stopped and standing outside of their cars when a third vehicle hit one of the stopped cars. The impact propelled the car into Smith and the other driver, pinning them against a retaining wall.

Smith was taken to the hospital where she underwent surgery.

The other driver sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the crash.

No other information was provided.

An investigation into the crash is underway.

We wish Jacqueline Smith a quick recovery.

Common Causes of Automobile Accidents

While there are many causes of car accidents, the most common reasons of driver negligence include driver inattention; cell phone use; 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 while under the influence of alcohol or drugs,” Attorney Joel A. Gordon said. Mr. Gordon believes that an independent investigation is important. An Attorney will help obtain the crash report, secure accident photos, interview witnesses, and create a claim.

To speak with an attorney, Click to call: 281-943-5555.


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