Rockwall–18-Wheeler Crash on Interstate 30
Posted on Thursday, January 24th, 2019 at 2:03 am
Injuries were reported as a result of a fatal crash involving several 18-wheeler trucks on Interstate Highway 30 near Farm to Market Road 549, police say.
According to Rockwall Police Department, the wreck happened around noon at the intersection of said streets. How the crash took place remains unclear but it was confirmed that at least two 18-wheelers somehow collided causing the other to overturn. When emergency crews arrived at the scene, the other truck was already upside down.
The impact of the collision left the involved parties with several injuries but it does not appear to be serious. Their identifications have not been released.
No charges have been made as the investigation is still ongoing.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of the injured victims. We strongly believe that the Rockwall Police Department will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
Texas is among the states in the US that have the most car accidents which involved injuries and fatalities every year. Some of the common factors contributing to the rising cases of collisions in the area include the worsening traffic situation, weather conditions, and poor driving habits.
Bad driving habits are the greatest cause of a fatal crash. It can be lethal to the person behind the wheel, as well as the drivers on the road. Drivers who do not use their signal to change lanes or those who do not secure their blind spots before shifting direction are more likely to be involved in an accident. Some of the most dangerous driving habits include speeding, unsafe lane change, tailgating, and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
If you or someone you love has been a victim of a car accident with a negligent driver, you have a right to fair compensation for the trauma you experienced and the injuries you have suffered.