Houston Motorist Dies after Collision with 18-WheelerMarch 3, 2011
On March 3, 2011, Houston police say an 18-wheeler and a Jaguar collided in the morning on the eastbound lanes of the North Loop by Eastex Freeway. Reportedly, the driver of the car was pinned inside and passed away at the scene. Sources say the 18-wheeler appeared to be hauling pipes or tubing.
Subsequently, sources say the Houston police shut down the eastbound lanes of the freeway to investigate.