1 Injured in Tanker Truck Accident in Howard County, TX on County Road 53
Howard County, TX -- January 28, 2020, One person was injured in a single-vehicle accident while operating a tanker truck.
The events in question occurred just before 5 am on County Road 53, near State Highway 350.
According to information released to the public from official sources, the Freightliner tanker truck was traveling north on CR-53 when the driver steered to the right to avoid a pothole in the road. This led the truck to leave the roadway, enter a barrow ditch, drop down a steep grade, and roll over onto its right side.
Emergency services personnel transported the truck's driver to a local hospital for treatment of non-incapacitating injuries