Payton Blalock Killed in 18-Wheeler Crash on Loop 390 and Scottsville Highway in Marshall

Payton Blalock Killed in 18-Wheeler Crash on Loop 390 and Scottsville Highway in Marshall

Payton Blalock Killed in Marshall Two-Vehicle Crash on Loop 390 and Scottsville Highway

Marshall, Texas (November 14, 2020) – One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon in Marshall, according to police.

The fatal crash occurred around 2:00 p.m., November 11, on Loop 390 and Scottsville Highway.

Police said a pickup truck was turning onto the loop when it was struck by an 18-wheeler.

The pickup truck driver, Payton Blalock, 19, of Marshall, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Payton’s brother, Hayden Blalock, was also killed last year in September in a traffic accident in the same county, according to a local news source.

The authorities are investigating the crash.

We pass our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Payton Blalock.

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.

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

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