Custer County, OK (August 4, 2019) – A trucking accident claimed the life of a truck driver early Sunday morning, August 4. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the crash happened on County Road N 2360 shortly after midnight.
Chad Hillman, 52, was traveling south in a Semi, approximately seven miles south of E 0830 Rd. Hillman is believed to have been operating at a high speed when the Semi rolled over onto its side, northwest of the town of Thomas.
Emergency responders arrived at the scene where Hillman was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced deceased at the accident site. No further information has been reported.
We extend our sincere condolences to the loved ones of the deceased victim at this time.
Trucking Accidents in Oklahoma
Unfortunately, numerous people are injured or killed in Oklahoma trucking accidents every year. While there it can be very difficult, it is important to understand that you may likely have rights as the bereaved family. It is essential to know that a case for wrongful death in Oklahoma can likely be made in the event that the passing of a loved one was either not the fault of the victim or the responsibility of an employer.
Many trucking accidents are caused by a negligent party or other entity such as an employer or improper weight distribution. Consulting experienced representation can often ease the tremendous burdens that complicate the path toward recovering compensation for your loss. As members of the community, our accident attorneys at McIntyre Law are here for you to answer any questions you may have at this time. Please do not hesitate to contact us at (405) 917-5250 today for more information.
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Disclaimer: At McIntyre Law, P.C., we are active members in our local communities and in those across Oklahoma. While we hope the pain and suffering experienced in these accidents never happen to anyone, these kinds of events are all too common across our state. Our goal is that these posts will raise awareness and prevent future accidents from occurring. The information included within should not be misconstrued as legal advice and you should always consult with a trained legal professional about the specifics of your situation before taking any action.