Two Killed in Semi-Truck Crash on US 54 near Stratford

Two Killed in Semi-Truck Crash on US 54 near Stratford

2 Killed in Stratford Three-Semi-Truck Crash on US 54

Stratford, Texas (June 10, 2020) – Two people were killed on Tuesday in a traffic collision involving three semi-trucks near Stratford, according to the Texas DPS.

The fatal crash occurred on June 9, on US 54.

DPS said three semi-trucks collided, for unknown reasons, on the highway.

Two of the semi-trucks were totally burned after the crash. The trailer of the third semi-truck was also burned in the crash.

Two people were killed in the crash. The identities of the victims have not been released.

The crash closed US 54. Traffic was detoured to FM 3212 and FM 807.

Motorists were urged to seek alternate routes.

The crash remains under investigation.

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

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 a truck accident, 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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