Gerardo Gonzalez-Rocha of Waco Killed in 2-Vehicle Collision on Highway 36 [Jonesboro, TX]

Gerardo Gonzalez-Rocha of Waco Killed in 2-Vehicle Collision on Highway 36 [Jonesboro, TX]

Jonesboro Fatal Crash Results in Injuries

Jonesboro, TX (May 17, 2023) – On Monday afternoon, Gerardo Gonzalez-Rocha, a 32-year-old Waco man, died, while others were injured in a 2-vehicle collision on Highway 36.

DPS troopers said a 32-year-old Waco man was driving a westbound 2016 F-350 on the highway when it hydroplaned on the wet road surface. The vehicle crossed the center line into the path of an eastbound 2015 Chevrolet truck towing a trailer. 

Investigating officers said Gonzalez-Rocha was a rear-seat passenger in the Ford F-350 and died in this collision.

The Ford driver and the 36-year-old Chevy driver who was from Gatesville were both rushed to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Temple.

In the meantime, the authorities are investigating the fatal collision.


Sweet Lawyers express sympathies to the bereaved family of Gerardo Gonzalez-Rocha. Our hearts are with you through these trying times. We also wish those who were hurt in this collision a quick recovery.


A Traffic Collision Happens Every Minute

Did you know that a person is injured in a motor vehicle accident every 2 minutes? Emergency units receive road accident report every 57 seconds. Between 2020 and 2021, there was a 4.17% increase in accident-related deaths on our roadways.

Indeed, traffic safety is no laughing matter. The dangers of driving continue to rise, yet the public is forced to put their lives at stake on the road each day.

Let us make the roadways safe. It is everyone’s responsibility to abide by traffic rules and prevent traffic mishaps like the Jonesboro fatal crash.

Your safety on the road is never guaranteed; knowledge is a powerful tool. Indeed, in uncertain times such as these, you may want to speak to a professional in case of an accident.

Knowing what steps to take following the collision on Highway 36 can mean the difference between financial prosperity and financial disparity. The consequences of a severe accident can follow you for months, even years, if you don’t have your legal doubts cleared by an expert.

It is good to know that the aftershock of a traffic accident is not something to be dealt with alone. The burden is meant to be shared; preferably, with a community that knows how to handle the effects.

To the loved ones of Gerardo Gonzalez-Rocha, reach out to Sweet Lawyers‘ wrongful death attorneys. Our legal team will find you the most favorable possible outcome. We will achieve the justice and compensation you and your family deserve.

Call us at (800) 674 7852. Similarly, you may also click this link to consult with our legal professionals.

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