A 39-year-old, Roxanne P., of El Paso, suffered injuries after a truck accident in Guymon, Oklahoma, on Thursday, September 29, 2022.
The mishap occurred around 9:11 p.m. on E 24th street and County Road 26.
A 2008 Honda Element was driven by Pearson, who was traveling eastbound, wherein she stopped at a stop sign and failed to yield.
Meanwhile, the vehicle involved was a 2020 Freightliner driven by Eric B., 49, of Broken Bow, Nebraska.
Texas County EMS took Pearson from the scene to Texas Memorial Hospital in Guymon, OK, where she was treated for internal trunk injuries and was in stable condition. Burnett was unharmed.
Truck Accident Statistics
Larger cars produce more force in an accident than smaller ones. Any person who is struck by a truck will be disadvantaged in the collision.
Whether you are a passenger or a driver, a smaller vehicle, a rider on a motorcycle or bicycle, a pedestrian, or any other type of vehicle, you will be attacked by the full force of the collision caused by the large, heavy truck. Additionally, a more severe truck produces more power.
Texas has the highest national average of fatalities from automobile accidents per capita. Texas has the most fatalities involving big commercial trucks compared to other states.
According to the Texas Department of Transportation, there were more than 34,000 commercial truck accidents in Texas in 2016. These collisions resulted in 600 fatalities and 6,100 injuries, including 1,100 cases of permanent disability.
Truck accidents are the deadliest types of auto collisions. It’s primarily because big rig trucks and other vehicles have a considerable size difference. A big rig’s stopping distance increases by 20 to 40% when towing heavy loads.
Texas County Truck Accident Lawyers for Victims
Devastating and occasionally fatal outcomes are frequently the result of truck accidents caused by the negligence of either the trucker or the trucking business. You have the legal right to pursue a personal injury claim if you sustained injuries due to a truck accident.
An accident victim can file a personal injury claim to get paid for their losses, including medical expenses, vehicle damage, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
Arash Law Texas County attorneys have years of combined experience handling different injury cases, and we have obtained millions of dollars for countless clients.
Arash Law Texas’s truck accident attorneys in Texas County are ready to defend your rights aggressively. For a free case evaluation or to meet with one of our knowledgeable accident lawyers, call (888) 398-4017. There is no commitment, and there are no up-front costs. Let us protect your legal rights from a powerful insurance company that doesn’t have your best interests in mind.