Two Injured in 18-Wheeler Crash on I-30 Bridge Over Lake Ray Hubbard in Rowlett

Two Injured in 18-Wheeler Crash on I-30 Bridge Over Lake Ray Hubbard in Rowlett

Two Airlifted After Rowlett 18-Wheeler Crash on I-30 Bridge Over Lake Ray Hubbard

Rowlett, Texas (August 18, 2020) – Two people were airlifted after an 18-wheeler crash early Monday morning in Rowlett, according to police.

The crash happened around 3:00 a.m., August 17, on the I-30 Bridge over Lake Ray Hubbard near Dalrock Road.           

Police said an 18-wheeler hit a car on the side of the road. Another 18-wheeler crossed over and hit two other cars.

Both trucks turned onto their sides after the crash.

Two people were airlifted to the hospital for treatment.

The crash closed both the eastbound and the westbound lanes of traffic.

The crash remains under investigation.

We hope the injured victims recover quickly.

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 personal injury lawyer will be useful in such scenarios. 

If you have been injured 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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The information for this article was obtained from public media and is for informational purposes. We understand this is a difficult time for the family of those affected by a tragic accident, and we offer our sincere condolences. While the idea of hiring a law firm may not feel appropriate at this time, as a public service we like to advise family of the following:
1. In some cases it may be very important to immediately begin securing evidence, including but not limited to photos of skid marks, photos of property damage, witness statements, the actual vehicle or other property involved in the incident, and other critical evidence before its disappears.
2. In Texas it is illegal for anyone to contact the family by telephone or in-person to convince the family to hire a law firm or attorney unless the family contacted the law firm or attornay first.
3. Under Texas law, wrongful death actions can be brought by a spouse (husband or wife), child (son or daughter), or parent (mother or father). A claim can also be brought on behalf of the deceased estate. the statute of limitations in Texas for wrongful death is two years from the date of the incident.