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Truck accident destroys historic Massachusetts restaurant

The historic Old Grist Mill Tavern in Seekonk, Mass., was destroyed in a fire after a tractor trailer rounded a corner too quickly, and struck a gas main and utility line.

According to a news report on WPRO radio, a neighbor said he “heard a big bang when I was getting out of bed this morning and I heard a big rushing wind, sounded like a jet engine or something. So I came down here and the tractor trailer came around the corner too fast I guess and rolled over right into the building and snapped off the gas main and that’s what caused the explosion.”

The truck driver was rushed to the hospital. No details were available on his condition.

Whether the cause is driver fatigue, improper truck maintenance, and/or improper screening, training and supervision of drivers, the Dallas truck accident lawyers at The Law Offices of Frank L. Branson have the experience, resources and technical abilities to determine what happened and who should be held responsible. The Law Offices of Frank Branson is not involved in this case. 

Dallas transportation attorney Frank L. Branson is a recognized leader in the use of cutting-edge video and multi-media technology to build demonstrative evidence that resonates with juries. Our approach has always been to give the jury the best understanding of what happened on the day our client was injured or killed.