Paul Joseph Herrera Killed in 18-Wheeler Crash on I-35 in Austin

Paul Joseph Herrera Killed in 18-Wheeler Crash on I-35 in Austin

Paul Joseph Herrera Killed in Austin Two-Vehicle Crash on Interstate 35

Austin, Texas (October 4, 2020) – The man who was killed on Saturday in an 18-wheeler crash in Austin has been identified as 26-year-old Paul Joseph Herrera, according to police.

The fatal crash took place just before midnight, September 26, in the 8400 block of Interstate 35.

Police said Herrera was driving a 2004 maroon-colored Mercury Grand Marquis on the highway when he rear-ended an 18-wheeler that was traveling on the center lane and was slowing due to construction.

Herrera was pronounced dead at the scene.

The police are investigating the crash. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call detectives at (512) 974-6935 or by submitting via download at the mobile app Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.

We pass our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Paul Joseph Herrera.

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.

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