An early morning Dallas Fort Worth area car accident has resulted in the death of a young toddler. The tragic car accident happened on Interstate 20 early this morning during rush hour traffic. Early investigations indicate that a dump truck that was also pulling a trailer lost its drive shaft, causing the truck and trailer to stop in lanes of traffic. The car carrying the toddler then struck the trailer from behind, killing the toddler and critically injuring the child’s mother who was driving the car. Officers continue to investigate the cause for the accident.
Car accidents remain a significant source fatalities in Texas and throughout the country. The real tragedy is that the large majority of car accidents are avoidable. Performing proper maintenance and following basic rules of the road can go a long way in reducing deaths on our roadways. If you or a loved one was injured due to the negligence of another driver, the Austin and Dallas car accident attorneys at Wilson Trosclair & Lovins can help. Call us today at 214-484-1930.