Four women, who were softball players for North Central Texas College, were killed when a tractor-trailer collided with their bus near Davis, OK. The accident occurred on Interstate 35 when the driver of the 18-wheeler drove into oncoming traffic and struck the bus. Along with the four women killed, two others were seriously injured. The driver of the truck was treated for minor injuries at a nearby hospital and released.
According to the Missouri Highway Patrol Statistical Analysis Center, there were 104 people killed and 2,129 people injured in accidents that involved tractor-trailers in 2012. Typically, the drivers of tractor-trailers are at fault for the accidents. There are a variety of reasons that factor into the driver causing an accident ranging from fatigue, recklessness, intoxication, or lack of experience.
The attorneys at Meyerkord, Meyerkord & Kurth, LLC have over a century of combined personal injury experience. Our attorneys have recovered over $350 million in compensation for our clients. No amount of money will ease the pain of losing a loved one. If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in a tractor trailer accident we will work diligently to ensure that justice is served and that the maximum compensation is awarded. Contact us today for a free no-obligation consultation at (314) 436-9958 or (800) 391-4318.
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