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18-Wheeler Rear Ending Proves Fatal

imagesEven if someone considers themselves a safe driver, even if they take every safety precaution, an accident can happen.

On Thursday, one man was killed and a woman was injured when their car slammed into the rear end of an 18 wheeler in Montgomery County.

According to a spokesperson with the Texas Department of Public Safety, the fatal crash happened at approximately 11:30 a.m. on FM 2854 located near Conroe when Keith Dominique Johnson, and a passenger were driving westbound in a driving a 2002 Honda Accord crossed into oncoming traffic in a stretch of highway that was marked as a no-passing zone.

The driver of an 18-wheeler was headed eastbound and attempted to avoid colliding with Johnson’s vehicle, but Johnson ended up smashing into the rear end of the semi-tractor trailer.

Emergency crews rushed Johnson to Conroe Regional Medical Center via ambulance where he was pronounced dead.

An unidentified 40-year-old woman who had been a passenger in Johnson’s car was also injured in the accident.  She was treated at Conroe Regional Medical Center then later released. Her identity has not been released by authorities.

Sometimes sorting out what happened in an accident that occurs on a busy highway can be a challenge. It is a good idea to hire an attorney, especially when there are injuries or even death involved in a collision. Even if there are no charges involved at the scene of the accident, there may be other liabilities involved. Having an attorney working for you and your interests after an accident is always a good idea.

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