2 Dead and 2 People Injured in Vega Traffic Accident on Interstate 40
VEGA, TX (February 28, 2023) – Monday morning, Cain Rangel-Ramirez and Olin Hood died in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 40.
The incident happened at around 7:40 a.m. on eastbound Interstate 40.
According to Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Cindy Barkley, an eastbound semi-trailer struck a GMC Sierra pickup. Officers confirmed that the GMC Sierra was stopped in the outside lane of the roadway for still unknown reasons.
Then, the force of the crash pushed the pickup into the center median cable barrier and into the inside westbound lane. Then, a westbound semi-trailer later struck the pickup. The second semi-trailer overturned and erupted into flames after the collision.
Further Details About the Vega Traffic Accident
Moreover, authorities confirmed that 37-year-old Cain Rangel-Ramirez and 82-year-old Olin Hood died in the crash.
Then, paramedics transported two patients to a hospital with unknown injuries.
Furthermore, the incident closed the eastbound lanes of the interstate but has long since reopened.
At this time, the circumstances that led to the crash remained unclear. Once additional details become available, the public will be notified.
Due to the limited information available, the authorities continued to investigate the crash.
During this tragic time, we would like to send our sincere sympathies to the bereaved family and friends of Cain Rangel-Ramirez and Olin Hood.
Dealing with The Loss after the Crash in Vega
Assigning blame is usually one of the last things you would consider doing in a time of devastating loss. However, the family of the victim must become aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the first step toward closure.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Nothing can bring back those dearly departed. However, we strive to secure our clients’ future, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
Sweet Lawyers consist of a compassionate legal team that aids families in the most delicate moments. Moreover, we are well-versed in the legal justice system. Our firm buckles down when it comes to our clients’ futures and well-being. If you are facing a wrongful death case, call (800) 674 7852. We encourage you to rest and rehabilitate. Meanwhile, we’ll determine the ideal approach to getting you the restitution you deserve. If you’re interested, call our wrongful death attorneys today.