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Henderson County – Truck Accident on Indianola Road

Posted on Thursday, August 1st, 2019 at 8:03 am    

A 62-year-old New Boston man died after getting ran over by a dump truck on Indianola Road in Henderson County, Monday morning.

Just after 9:00 a.m., DPS officials received a notification of a crash that took place on Indianola Road, just 5.3 miles southeast of the city of Chandler. A preliminary investigation shows that a 2004 Freightliner truck, a trash service vehicle, was backing up when a passenger on the back of the truck fell and got ran over by the truck. The passenger, identified as Willie Carl Williams Jr., 62, of New Boston, sustained serious injuries and was immediately sent to UT Health for medical treatment. Unfortunately, he later died and was pronounced deceased by Judge Andy Dunklin.

The driver of the truck was identified as William Cedric Veasey, 53, of Tyler. He was not hurt.

It is unclear if the driver will face charges.

We offer our sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased victim. May God grant you the strength to go through this difficult time in your life. We believe that the XXX Police will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.

In the United States, Texas is one of the leading states in the number of traffic collisions involving fatalities. In fact, in 2015 alone, the state recorded more than 1,300 deaths caused by reckless drivers. Despite the government’s aggressive efforts to keep these cases down, Texas remains the worst state in the country for alcohol-involved car crashes.
If you have been involved in a car accident with a hit-and-run or reckless driver, the first thing you need to do is call the police. Once the investigation is completed, you can file a lawsuit against the suspected driver. A successful case could help you cover your medical expenses and compensate for your emotional and physical suffering. Speak with your personal injury lawyer to know more about your rights to fair compensation.

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