• May 25, 2022

Man Injured in Truck Accident on Pipeline Road in Euless, TX

Euless, TX -- April 25, 2022, a man sustained injuries due to an accident where a commercial truck crashed into an SUV along Pipeline Road.

Authorities reported that the crash took place just before 10:00 a.m. along West Pipeline Road near Charleston Drive.

Officials said that a 58-year-old Grapevine man was in a Ford SUV traveling eastbound along Pipeline. The vehicle stopped for a red crosswalk light, but a commercial truck reportedly failed to control speed and rear-ended the SUV.

Reports say the SUV driver had non-incapacitating injuries. The truck driver claimed his brakes failed, but this remains unconfirmed. Right now, additional details about the crash are unavailable.

Commentary on Truck Accident on Pipeline Road in Euless

A truck rear-ending someone at a red light is obviously a sign something went very wrong. Usually, the driver just wasn't paying attention to the road. Even with the claims brake failure may be an issue here, distraction could be a factor in this crash, as well. A lot of times, claims of brake failure turn out to be little more than an attempt to dodge blame. However, investigators still need to take that claim seriously. Brake failure can happen, and it isn't always a truck driver's fault.

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While highly unlikely, it's possible for sudden mechanical issues to happen due to defects. Not only could that mean there's a manufacturer responsible for all of this, it could even mean others in danger, as well. Bring those issues to light can literally save lives. Beyond that, though, brake failure is more commonly a sign of poor maintenance. A lot of truck drivers are stuck operating poorly maintained vehicle because their bosses care more about cutting costs than they do the public or their own employees. Could it be something like that happened here?

I certainly can't say what did or didn't happen here without more thorough investigations. I simply hope the right people are looking into things to ensure that those involved here get the answers (and ultimately the help) they deserve.

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