• No Recovery, No Fee
  • Free Consultations
  • Home & Hospital Visits Available
Toll Free: 866-586-8164
Local: 734-274-2876

Hire A Real Attorney, Not A TV Personality

We know our way around a courtroom and we get the results our clients need.
View Our Practice Areas

100 cars involved in massive car accident pileup, 2 people killed

As many Michigan residents may have heard, more than 100 people were injured and two people were killed yesterday during a multi-car wreck that involved about 100 cars in Texas. The Thanksgiving Day crash took place at about 8:45 a.m. on Interstate 10.

While authorities are still investigating the cause of the collisions, they believe that foggy weather was a factor. They believe one collision took place and chain reaction crashes followed, ultimately leading to 120 injuries as well as two deaths.

The people who were killed in the car accident were identified as a 64-year-old man and a 60-year-old woman. Their vehicle was reportedly rear-ended by an 18-wheeler.

Several large vehicles were involved in the pileup, and of course when larger vehicles are involved there are often serious injuries or deaths. According to a news report, a FedEx truck, tractor-trailer trucks, minivans and pickup trucks were among vehicles involved.

The highway was closed for much of the day following the accident as authorities cleaned up the scene and conducted investigations.

Determining fault and assigning liability in chain reaction car accidents is very complicated. Not only is the evidence-gathering process quite complex, but laws surrounding chain reaction accidents vary from state to state and are generally multifaceted. For this reason, anyone involved in a pileup car accident or chain reaction collision here in Michigan is wise to work with an experienced car accident attorney in order to seek compensation from the appropriate parties for injuries.

The cause of this unfortunate collision remains to be determined. Thanksgiving week has a reputation as being one of the deadliest times on U.S. roadways, largely due to the increase in traffic and the number of drivers venturing out onto unfamiliar roads--some of them doing so while drowsy or intoxicated. Hopefully drivers here in Michigan and throughout the country will travel safely and responsibly as the holiday weekend continues.

Source: WPTV.com, "100 car accident, Beaumont, Texas, pileup wreck Interstate 10: Fog suspected to be cause of crash," Vivian Kuo, Nov. 23, 2012

  • Our Ann Arbor law firm provides legal assistance to those injured in car accidents.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
  • $4,391,000: Judgment entered on Oakland County jury verdict, 2008. A Michigan man suffered traumatic brain injuries in a motor vehicle accident, which caused a permanent seizure disorder. View More results
  • $2,536,454: Verdict for no-fault benefits for client severely injured in motor vehicle accident. 2012.
    View More results
  • $2,360,000: Jury verdict for serious electric shock injuries sustained by client in a construction accident in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
    View More results
  • $1,400,000: Verdict for no-fault benefits due to a traumatically brain injured client, in this Washtenaw County action against Allstate Insurance Company. View More results
Email Us For A Response

Contact Us For A FREE Consultation

Tell us about your case.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy

2 convenient office locations free initial consultations

Ypsilanti Office:
119 North Huron Street
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Toll Free: 866-586-8164
Phone: 734-482-5000
Fax: 734-487-7000
Ypsilanti Law Office Map

Ypsilanti Office:

Jackson Office:
410 South Jackson Street
Jackson, MI 49201

Toll Free: 866-586-8164
Phone: 517-787-9000
Fax: 734-487-7000
Jackson Law Office Map

Handling legal
crises throughout
all of Michigan,
especially Ann
Arbor and
Ypsilanti areas.