BACK TO BLOG March 6, 2017

Texas 18 Wheeler Accidents Claim Five Lives

A fatal Texas 18 wheeler accident east of Waco claimed the lives of two women, while another accident involving a jackknifed big rig took three lives in Laredo. Several other Texas 18 wheeler accidents contributed to several injuries, including one in Temple involving a truck driver who had an outstanding warrant, and an accident in Houston that blocked a major freeway interchange for several hours.

Details of the Waco Fatal Texas 18 Wheeler Accident

The fatal Texas 18 wheeler accident occurred near the town of Kosse, about 50 miles east of Waco, early Tuesday evening. A big rig collided with a 2003 Pontiac when the truck crossed into the westbound lane. The female driver and her female passenger were killed on impact, according to a statement released by the Texas Department of Public Safety. The truck driver was taken to a local hospital and treated for his injuries. State and local law enforcement agencies are investigating the cause of the fatal Texas 18 wheeler accident.

Source: KWTX-TV

Three Dead in Laredo Fatal Texas 18 Wheeler Accident

Authorities are also investigating a fatal Texas 18 wheeler accident near Laredo. A local sheriff’s deputy made a traffic stop on Highway 359. A police report revealed that several vehicles were forced to go around the traffic stop, including an 18 wheeler which jackknifed and rolled into oncoming traffic and collided with a pickup truck. The fatal Texas 18 wheeler accident claimed three victims, all of whom were in the pickup. Law enforcement agencies have yet to file charges against the big rig driver, or anyone else involved in the accident.

Source: KGNS-TV

Driver in Texas 18 Wheeler Accident Had Outstanding Warrant

A Texas 18 wheeler accident near Temple resulted in minor injuries to the truck’s passenger and an arrest on an outstanding warrant for the driver. The accident occurred around 7 a.m. on Wednesday morning on Interstate 35 near exit 303. Witnesses called police after seeing the truck collide with the freeway median barrier. When police arrived to investigate the Texas 18 wheeler accident, they found that the driver had an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in Lampasas County court.

Source: KWTX-TV

Texas 18 Wheeler Accident Shuts Down Busy Houston Freeway

Three vehicles were involved in a Texas 18 wheeler accident on the east side of Houston that shut down a busy freeway intersection for several hours. The accident happened on Wednesday afternoon, just prior to the evening rush hour, in the westbound lanes on Interstate 10 near the 610 East Loop. The Texas 18 wheeler accident blocked most of the freeway’s westbound lanes, as well as the frontage road. Cleanup crews were on site to remove spilled fuel, but no major injuries were reported.

Source: Houston Chronicle

Know Your Rights in a Fatal Texas 18 Wheeler Accident Lawsuit

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