Wyatt Adcock, Kendal Griffin Injured in Truck Accident in Bowie County, TX
UPDATE (June 30, 2022): Reports identified the two people injured in the crash as 21-year-old Wyatt Ray Adcock and 26-year-old Kendal Christopher Griffin. Right now, additional details about the crash are unavailable.
Bowie County, TX -- June 9, 2022, two people sustained injuries due to an accident where a truck crashed and overturned.
Investigators reported that the crash took place at around 4:30 p.m. along FM 2149 at the US 67 intersection.
Police said that a 26-year-old man and a 21-year-old man were in a work truck traveling southbound on FM 2149. At US 67, it appears the truck went through the stop sign due to the driver being unfamiliar with the area. This caused the truck to cross the highway and overturned off the opposite side of the road.
The driver reportedly had non-incapacitating injuries while the passenger was said to have incapacitating injuries. Right now, additional details about the crash are unavailable.
Commentary on Wyatt Adcock, Kendal Griffin Truck Accident in Bowie County
This all seems pretty straight-forward, and I certainly have no reason to doubt the initial reports. But with commercial vehicles, there can sometimes be extenuating circumstances authorities fail to look into.
Take for example a situation I handled a while back where a truck driver crashed while texting his supervisor. This supervisor would constantly call and text drivers all day, and if they took to long to respond, they'd get in trouble. This idiot of a boss didn't care about excuses like "I'm driving," or, "I don't want to kill myself or anyone around me." All he cared about was doing things his way, and workers trying to put food on their family's table were forced to engage in reckless behavior.
I'm not saying that happened here, of course, but that all only came to light through independent investigations from professionals with experience in truck wreck investigation. The same steps could show there's more to this situation, as well.