William Isham Involved in Traffic Collision Near FM-1396
Fannin, TX (January 19, 2023) – On January 16, Nicolas Gamez, 60, of Bonham, died in a tractor-trailer crash on Highway 78.
The fatal collision took place at about 6:15 p.m. near FM-1396.
Reports say Nicolas Gamez was southbound on a 2021 Kubota Tractor towing a homemade trailer on the freeway without displaying any emblems or lighting as required. He slowed down attempting to make a left turn.
William Isham, 65, of Greenville, was driving a 1998 Peterbilt towing a semi-trailer and did not see the vehicle of Nicolas Gamez and rear-ended its trailer.
As a result, Nicolas Gamez’s vehicle rolled over and he was ejected. Officers said he was not wearing a seatbelt during the collision.
Unfortunately, Nicolas Gamez died at the scene.
DPS is investigating the collision near FM-1396.
Sweet Lawyers extend our sympathies to the family and friends of Nicolas Gamez. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
The Aftermath of Fatal Collision
Following the collision near FM-1396, it is vital to make sure that the bereaved are legally covered so they can grieve in peace.
Furthermore, hiring a legal expert who can help you with a possible wrongful death claim is one of the best decisions one could make.
Moreover, it is helpful to know that each state has its own laws covering who can file a wrongful death suit on behalf of the deceased.
These people are related to or depend financially on the victim. The law usually allows the following people to file a wrongful death case:
- Surviving spouses
- Domestic partners (registered domestic partnership)
- Children of the deceased
- Financial dependents, parents, and minors under the care of the deceased
- Personal representatives
To the loved ones of Nicolas Gamez, reach out to our wrongful death lawyers. Let us help you discover if you can file a case on behalf of your departed loved one.
Additionally, with 40 years of practice, Sweet Lawyers is confident we can tackle your wrongful death lawsuit and help you recover. Our legal experts are here to guide you through a legal claim related to the crash on Highway 78.