• February 14, 2023

James Allen Atkinson Injured in Truck Accident in Ledbetter, TX

Ledbetter, TX -- January 30, 2023, James Allen Atkinson was injured due to an accident where Atkinson's pickup and a semi collided.

Officials said that the incident happened at around 11:00 a.m. along US Highway 290 at the FM 1291 intersection.

According to investigators, 58-year-old James Allen Atkinson was in a Ford F-250 which was traveling eastbound along US 290. At FM 1291, details suggest an 18-wheeler ahead of Atkinson slowed to make a right turn. While doing so, Atkinson's vehicle crashed into the trailer.

James Allen Atkinson Injured in Truck Accident in Ledbetter, TX

Atkinson had incapacitating injuries due to the crash. No other injuries were reported. At this time, no further information is available. One thing I'm wondering, though, is just where exactly police got their information from.

When I see someone had significant injuries after a crash, there's some concern about whether or not they were able to tell their side of the story to authorities. Sometimes, the victim is taken from the scene before authorities can speak to them. If an officer doesn't later follow up, they may base their reports on accounts other than the person hurt in the crash. Whatever leads to an accident, that's hardly telling the whole story. Hopefully authorities were more thorough here to make sure the victim had their input, as well.



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