Fatal Texas 18 Wheeler Accident Victims Include InfantJuly 6, 2015
A series of fatal Texas 18 wheeler accidents occurred in the days leading up to the Independence Day holiday weekend. A one-year-old infant died in a fatal Texas 18 wheeler accident near San Antonio. A twenty-year-old maintenance worker was killed in an accident near Houston. Four people lost their lives when their passenger car struck a big rig west of Abilene. In Corpus Christi, a pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries when he was struck by an 18 wheeler while attending to his stalled car.
San Antonio Fatal Texas 18 Wheeler Accident
A one-year-old boy died last week in a fatal Texas 18 wheeler accident in Southwest Bexar County. A report from the county sheriff’s office showed that the boy was traveling with his father, a long-haul truck driver from Laredo. The boy’s father was filling up his rig when the boy ran into the parking lot of the Pilot Travel Center. The boy ran toward the truck stop store as another rig was leaving the lot. The driver in the fatal Texas 18 wheeler accident claims he did not see the boy. A spokesman for the sheriff’s office told reporters he does not expect charges to be filed against the driver.
Houston Fatal Texas 18 Wheeler Accident
A contract worker was killed in a fatal Texas 18 wheeler accident south of Houston last week. The worker, identified as twenty-year-old Edson Alaniz Manzano, was mowing the grass on an easement near Highway 146. The driver in the fatal Texas 18 wheeler accident, identified as 55-year-old Glendall Bickwenhert of Kentucky, reportedly ran off the road and struck Mr. Manzano with his tanker truck. Police reports showed that Mr. Bickwenhert did not exhibit any signs of intoxication, exhaustion, or other types of impairment.
Abilene Fatal Texas 18 Wheeler Accident
A driver and his three passengers in a small sedan perished in a fatal Texas 18 wheeler accident when a tractor-trailer crossed the highway median and struck them head-on. The fatal Texas 18 wheeler accident occurred last Tuesday on Interstate 20 near the town of Merkel, about 20 miles west of Abilene. Police identified the driver as Jeffrey Knight, 50, and the passengers as Mary Knight, 51, Drew Reynolds, 23, and an unidentified juvenile. All but Mr. Reynolds died at the scene. Mr. Reynolds later died after being transported to a local medical facility.
Corpus Christi Near-Fatal Texas 18 Wheeler Accident
A Corpus Christi man was taken to a medical facility with life-threatening injuries after a near-fatal Texas 18 wheeler accident. Witness reports stated that the man, who has yet to be identified, was trying to jump start his stalled car near Highway 286. A tractor-trailer made a wide right turn onto the highway and caught the man in its back tires. The man was reportedly dragged for ten feet until the driver noticed the problem. Local police and state troopers are investigating the causes of the near-fatal Texas 18 wheeler accident.
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