• August 05, 2022

New Orleans Man Injured in Truck Accident on I-45 in Palmer, TX

Palmer, TX -- April 5, 2022, a New Orleans man was injured due to an accident where a truck crashed along I-45.

Investigators reported that the crash took place at around 10:40 p.m. along I-45 near mile marker 260.

Officials said that a 22-year-old New Orleans man was in a Freightliner traveling northbound on I-45. The vehicle ran off-road onto an embankment, then crashed into a retaining wall.

The driver sustained incapacitating injuries due to the crash.

Commentary on 18-wheeler Accident on I-45 in Palmer

With a crash like this, folks are quick to assume the driver must have done something wrong. That's certainly the most likely explanation, but there can be extenuating factors to consider that I rarely see authorities look into.

New Orleans Man Injured in Truck Accident on I-45 in Palmer, TX

Was the driver trained properly? Were they coerced into working long hours? Does their employer have them being reckless or operating shoddy equipment? Was there some kind of defect? Did the driver's safety features function as intended? Was there another vehicle involved that left the scene?

Authorities aren't always as thorough as people may assume, which is why these kinds of things often slip through the cracks. Making sure they get attention can help to ensure someone gets the help they need. I see no particular reason to consider this crash an exception.


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