Renate Helene Adams, Child Injured in Truck Accident in Hurst, TX
Hurst, TX -- September 27, 2022, Renate Helene Adams a child were injured after an accident where their vehicle hit a detached trailer.
Authorities said they were called to the area of Highway 10/West Hurst Boulevard and Arcadia Street at approximately 1:48 p.m.
Details say that 45-year-old Renate Helene Adams and a 6-year-old were in a Kia Sportage traveling eastbound on West Hurst. Ahead, there was a trailer that was detached and stationary along the side of the road. Authorities say the driver left it there to go get cargo nearby, but they didn't put out any kind of markers. Adams's vehicle hit the back of the detached trailer.
As a result of the collision, Adams and the child in her vehicle had incapacitating injuries. No other injuries occurred. Additional details cannot be confirmed at this time.
Commentary on Renate Helene Adams 18-wheeler Accident in Hurst
If the details here are accurate, then it would seem the truck driver here made some serious mistakes. Not only did they leave a serious obstruction in the middle of the road, they apparently didn't put out any warning markers. Truck drivers have rules to follow for a reason. Mistakes can be deadly, which is why those mistakes warrant attention whenever they do cause harm. Understanding these rules can help folks understand how to take steps to remedy them appropriately. Are those steps being taken here?