• June 14, 2022

Driver Killed in Dump Truck Accident on South Beltway in Missouri City, TX

Missouri City, TX -- June 13, 2022, one person was killed after an accident where a truck tire blew out, leading to a crash on the beltway.

Investigators reported that the crash took place at around noon along the South Beltway at the Highway 90 overpass.

Video shows a dump truck traveling along the beltway when a tire blew out. This caused the truck to veer into the overpass barrier, sending the truck to the roadway below.

As a result of the crash, the truck driver sustained fatal injuries. No further information about the crash is available at this time.

Commentary on Truck Tire Blowout Accident on Beltway in Missouri City

Such a sudden, unexpected accident taking someone's life is beyond tragic. Though it's crucial to find out just how unexpected it was. Something may have simply punctured the tire, and there isn't really much anyone can do about that. But could there be something more complex happening here?

Missouri City, TX Dump Truck Accident Kills Driver on South Beltway

One possibility, however unlikely, is that of a defect. In the past, manufacturing problems have led to issues where tires fail under normal use. Not only could there be a company responsible for this tragedy, but others could even be in danger, as well. Making sure experienced investigators look into this possibility is crucial for getting clear answers.

But something I know from thirty years of handling commercial vehicle wrecks is that a lot of companies out there are willing to put their drivers in vehicles that are in a complete state of disrepair. They shirk maintenance just hoping to get as much work done as possible while spending the least amount of money. The result is often that the employees and those around them are at the mercy of those irresponsible employers, and people inevitably get hurt. Could it be something like that happened here?

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