Truck Driver Faces Ten Years In Prison After Deadly Crash
Posted By Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC
A young truck driver has pleaded guilty to causing a deadly multiple vehicle
accidents over a year ago in Shelby County, Kentucky. The 23-year-old truck driver
caused a deadly crash on Interstate 64 and will be sentenced this week.
The Washington State driver of a tractor trailer was using his cell phone,
causing a deadly pile-up. He rear-ended a car and killed the 71-year-old
Louisville woman after her vehicle burst into flames. Three vehicles were
involved in the chain-reaction crash, and others were injured. The distracted
truck driver pleads guilty to second-degree manslaughter and faces ten
years in prison. The commercial truck driver broke Federal regulation
of cellular device use in a commercial vehicle.
The victim’s family believes the accident was completely preventable
and is having a difficult time coping with the tragic loss. They are also
speaking out about the deadly dangers of texting and driving.
Distracted driving is a deadly epidemic in the United States. Missouri
has one of the most lenient distracted driving laws in the country. Missouri
distracted drivers cause thousands of accidents every year in which innocents
victims are injured and even killed. Have you been injured by a distracted
driver on a Missouri roadway? It is so important that you seek the legal
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