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Two Children Killed in Grimes County Trucking Accident

Two children are dead and a third has been hospitalized as a result of an 18-wheeler accident on Highway 90 in Grimes County.

Details of the Fatal Trucking Accident

According to KBTX, the crash occurred just before 7 am Wednesday, about mile south of Bedias.

A preliminary investigation suggests Montiqua Mosley was attempting to make a turn from Highway 90 onto a private driver when her 2007 Mazda sedan was struck by an 18-wheeler. The crash resulted in the deaths of a 5-year-old and a 2-year-old. Mosley was hospitalized in Bryan and a 6-year-old was transported by helicopter to McLane Scott & White Hospital in Temple.

First responders were forced to shut down both lanes of the highway while the accident was investigated and the scene was cleared of debris. The cause of the collision is still under investigation.

Texas Trucking Accident Statistics

  • The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recorded 438,000 trucking accidents in the U.S. in 2014.
  • These accidents resulted in 3,903 deaths and 111,000 injuries.
  • Of those killed in trucking accidents:
    • 17 percent were occupants of large trucks
    • 73 percent were occupants of other vehicles
    • 10 percent were listed as nonoccupants, including bicyclists and pedestrians
  • Texas led the nation in trucking accident fatalities with 553 trucking-related deaths reported. California followed Texas with 300 recorded deaths.

Contact an Experienced Commercial Trucking Accident Attorney

If you or a loved one have suffered a serious injury after being involved in an 18-wheeler accident, contact Thomas J. Henry immediately. Our experienced commercial trucking injury attorneys are available to respond to semi-truck accidents at any hour, day or night. Our lawyers understand that the immediate acquisition of evidence is paramount to understanding how the accident occurred. We will take immediate action on your case.

Our firm has offices in Corpus ChristiSan AntonioAustin, and Houston, serving clients across Texas and nationwide. Remember, your choice does matter. Contact us today for a free legal consultation. Attorneys are available 24/7, nights and weekends.

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