Sam Torres, a school teacher at Beck Elementary in Trophy Club, Texas, was killed in a motorcycle accident yesterday when the motorcycle he was riding collided with an 18-wheeler. The exact cause of this fatal accident is unknown at this time. Investigating officers are only saying at this time that Sam Torres’ motorcycle collided with the 18-wheeler in a construction zone on Highway 183 east near the off ramp to Highway 121. Mr. Torres was only 27 years old and is survived by his wife of 10 months.
Tragedies, such as this one, are a constant reminder of how dangerous our roadways can be. If you or a loved one is unfortunate enough to be involved in a motorcycle accident or trucking accident due to the fault of another, it’s important to take steps to make sure your rights are protected. As the investigation into this tragic accident shows, determining who was or wasn’t at fault can be difficult. Experienced personal injury attorneys can help. Call the Dallas and Austin personal injury attorneys at Wilson Trosclair & Lovins today at 214-484-1930.