• July 01, 2022

Tyler Man Injured in 18-wheeler Rollover Accident on FM 14 in Wood County, TX

Wood County, TX -- June 13, 2022, a Tyler man was injured due to an accident where an 18-wheeler overturned along FM 14.

The crash reports say that the crash happened at around 10:50 a.m. along FM 14 near mile marker 256.

According to investigators, a 45-year-old Tyler man was behind the wheel of a tractor trailer going northbound on FM 14. For reasons yet to be confirmed, the truck lost control, then overturned onto its right before skidding into a tree.

The driver had incapacitating injuries, reports say. No further information about the crash is available at this time.

Commentary on Tractor-Trailer Accident on FM 14 in Wood County

With crashes like this, my main concern is always if the people in charge actually have the experience and tools to investigate things properly. This isn't some run of the mill car wreck. Commercial trucks can be incredibly complex, and factors surrounding a truck driver's job also can complicate things.

Tyler Man Injured in 18-wheeler Rollover Accident on FM 14 in Wood County, TX

Mechanical defects, improper training, cargo shifts, a company not maintaining its trucks, drivers forced to meet unreasonable deadlines, medical conditions--these are all things that rarely fall within the scope of police reports. As such, taking steps to ensure there are more thorough independent investigations could be crucial in getting some answers about what actually happened here and what can be done for the victim.

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