Dallas truck wreck injury lawyer, Amy Witherite, a truck wreck attorney reports two deaths. Fatal pick-up truck wreck leaves two teens dead in Kerens, Texas.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov reports 42,642 deaths occurred on highways in the United States in 2006. Reducing this toll is the top priority of the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT). Nationally, the FHWA is focused on reducing the number and severity of motor vehicle collisions (MVC) relating to situations that result in the largest number of deaths: roadway departure crashes, intersection crashes, pedestrian and speed-related deaths.
December 16, 2008, Dallas, TX (AmericanInjuryNews.com)–Assertive Dallas truck wreck attorney, Amy Witherite, with the Dallas County personal injury law firm of Eberstein & Witherite, alerts of another fatal pick-up truck wreck occurred leaving two teenage deaths. Last Thursday, two miles west of Kerens, Texas, on State Highway 31, two teenagers (Jacob Madden Darby, 17 and Aaron Jefferson Tesmer, 17) died in a pick-up truck wreck. One man (Anthony Wayne Skinner, 22), who was a passenger in the pick-up truck, was taken to Navarro Regional Hospital. Law enforcement officials with the Texas Department of Public Safety(DPS) http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/ revealed the two teens were headed west in a Honda Civic, driven by Darby, when their vehicle drove across the turn lane, in the center median and, into the left lane of on-coming traffic. Their vehicle was hit by an eastbound Ford F-350 pick-up truck driven by Robert Duane Carpenter, 23, of Corsicana.
Strong truck wreck injury advocate in the Texas courts, Witherite, truck wreck attorney, informs all Texans of the high numbers of deaths on American highways according to research posted by the FHWA:
-37 percent of all highway fatalities are single-vehicle run-off-road crashes
-30 percent of all roadway-related fatalities are speed-related crashes
-12 percent of fatalities are pedestrian and bicycle crashes
-23 percent of fatalities are intersection crashes
Concerned Dallas County truck wreck attorney is advocating, along with the USDOT and FHWA, the need for roadway and highway improvements throughout Texas. These improvements include rumble strips, retroreflective signs and markings, skid-resistant pavements, and the removal of roadside hazards such as trees and poles to help greatly reduce the number of run-off-road deaths and further reduce the amount of injuries and damages Texas drivers and passengers face daily.
Media Contact: Amy K. Witherite a Dallas, TX truck wreck attorney
Toll Free: (888)407-6669 www.dallastexaspersonalinjurylawyer.com