A multi-vehicle crash in Montgomery County, Texas caused the deaths of three people and put a child in critical condition. The accident closed off a portion of Highway 105, causing traffic jams throughout much of the afternoon. According to authorities, an allegedly intoxicated truck driver triggered the accident. The 18-wheeler truck driver is facing a series of charges, including manslaughter and intoxication results.

DPS troopers who reported to the scene of the accident say the driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, which started when he crashed head-on into multiple vehicles on the highway. According to police, the driver of the 18-wheeler truck has been positively identified by witnesses as slamming into four cars, and killing three people and injuring a child in the process. Texas DPS officials have charged a Chad Fletcher, age 37.

What to Do After Wrongful Death? If a tragedy like this happens to your family, it’s important to remember that Texas law provides a way for certain family members to obtain compensation for the financial loss and emotional trauma caused by the death of a loved one.

To learn more about how to make wrongful death claims in Texas caused by trucking accidents, talk to the legal team of Barrus Injury Lawyers today. Call us at (210) 593-8709 for a FREE, no-obligation consultation.