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Trucking Negligence? Eric Klein, 45, and Jacqueline Luczak, 82, Killed by Semi-Truck in South Bend, Indiana

Posted By Danny Dalton | June 2 2022 | Truck Accidents

Unsafe Truck Driver? Chasen Thompson Arrested after Killing Two in Crash Involving Six Vehicles

South Bend local news reports that the driver of a semi-truck was arrested following a six-vehicle crash. Indiana State Police say that traffic had slowed due to a work site. The semi driven by Chasen Thompson failed to slow and crashed into several vehicles.

Eric Klein and Jacqueline Luczak were killed. Donna Tirva, Lena Tirva, Delilah Tirva, and Dolores Kallas were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Thompson was arrested for possession of marijuana. The investigation is ongoing.

What Evidence Matters?

Legal contributor Attorney Brian Mickelsen, an experienced truck accident lawyer, represents victims injured or killed in semi-truck accidents. Below, Attorney Mickelsen shared his insight into the legal options available to victims injured in commercial truck accidents.

Dash Cam Video

Witness statements and contact information

Photographs from the scene

Electronic black box data from all vehicles involved

Vehicle inspections

Hours of service logs

Toxicology reports

An experienced attorney at Mickelsen Dalton LLC can help determine if you have a claim and advise you of your options. Our attorneys have successfully represented several victims in cases arising from trucking and towing accidents. Within the past three years, Mickelsen Dalton LLC has recovered over $40 million in verdicts and settlements on behalf of our clients. We have been featured in Fox News, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and several other national news organizations.

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