FISHER COUNTY, Texas- A crash on U.S. Highway 180 eight miles west of Roby has resulted in multiple fatalities, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
The crash occurred around 6:15 a.m. at milepost 381. Authorities confirmed that one individual was airlifted to University Medical Center in Lubbock for severe injuries.
No other details were immediately available.
Thoughts on the fatal car accident near Roby
While the details available are slim, the fact that authorities did confirm there were multiple fatalities suggests the accident involved several vehicles and individuals, and our thoughts and deepest sympathies go out to the loved ones of the deceased and any of those injured.
An accident like this, resulting in multiple fatalities, likely created incredibly dangerous circumstances for other drivers and emergency responders. It is also likely that there may have been several causes that contributed to the accident, highlighting the need for an independent investigation. Due to time and resource constraints, official investigations often stop at the first identified cause. Unfortunately, this often leaves victims and their loved ones with a lot of unanswered questions and deprives them of potential opportunities to seek legal recourse.
Our firm has ample experience conducting investigations into large crashes like this, and we do not stop at the first identified cause. Our team will investigate the maintenance and repair history of all vehicles involved, as we often find improperly done repairs or faulty parts as common causes of accidents. We find distracted driving and improper safety training as frequent causes as well, and we ensure every possible opportunity for relief is identified, and every wrongdoer is held accountable.
We can’t imagine the stress and anxiety of having to wait for answers or wait to see if some form of relief will be available. That is why we make sure these investigations are conducted quickly and thoroughly, so we can get our clients the answers and relief they need to begin moving forward in the wake of these life-changing events. No one should have to navigate the process of searching for answers and securing relief on their own, especially in a time of grief. We are holding the victims and their loved ones in our thoughts during this difficult time.