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Texas 18 Wheeler Accidents are Often Deadly


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7/20/2011
Sarah Grace
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A Pasadena woman was killed last night in a car accident involving an 18-wheeler near Sugar Land. (Chron.com)

The 7-vehicle firey crash closed Highway 59 for several hours after the collision around 5:45 p.m.  One other person was injured, their injuries have not been released, police said.

According to police, the driver of an 18-wheeler was unable to stop as he approached slow-moving traffic. The semi slammed into a Lincoln, sparking a chain-reaction crash involving five other vehicles. Two other vehicles collided after attempting to avoid the first accident.

The semi-tractor trailer and some of the other vehicles caught fire after diesel fuel spilled from the 18-wheeler. Firefighters were called to extinguish the flames.

As a service to the residents of Houston and the surrounding areas of Texas, our firm will frequently publish blogs about local traffic accidents and personal injury cases. We do this to raise awareness about the common types of accidents that occur in Texas that may result in serious injury or fatality.

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Category: Truck Accidents and DWI Accidents


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