The Haslam Firm

Category: Fatal Truck Crashes

Truck Accidents on the Rise

BY JESS HARDIN JHARDIN@STAR-TELEGRAM.COM Commuters traveling along Loop 820 in North Richland Hills on the morning of Dec. 22 couldn’t just see the flames; they could feel the heat of the fire that scorched a stretch of expressway alongside the highway’s westbound lanes, witnesses told KXAS-TV. A collision between a fuel tanker and a truck hauling animal waste erupted in a raging blaze that burned for more than three hours and turned both vehicles into charred shells. One driver died, and two others were injured. Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, incidents like this — fatal crashes involving commercial… Read More