A tragic highway incident unfolded late in the day on Monday, June 6th near Centerville, TX on I-45.
According to the Marquez Volunteer Fire Department, two firefighters were struck by an 18-wheeler while responding to an accident on 1-45. Both firefighters are being transported by medical helicopter to trauma centers in Temple and Bryan, Texas. Tragically a driver in another vehicle at the scene was crushed under the rollover of the 18 Wheeler Semi Truck and has passed away. The incident is under investigation.
It has been stated that one of the firefighters has been released, while the other is in stable condition but with a long recovery ahead.
Our hearts go out to these firefighters, their families, and drivers impacted by this tragic incident.
Kherkher Garcia, LLP injury and wrongful death attorneys stand ready to help injured workers, drivers, and their families in our community. We have decades of experience serving families after tragic collisions caused by negligence. Wether you have been catastrophically injured or your family has suffered a wrongful death and needs urgent help, we are here for you.