• August 18, 2022

Loughman, Florida Man Injured in Truck Accident on I-10 in Pecos County, TX

Pecos County, TX -- July 24, 2022, a Florida man was injured after an accident where a commercial truck overturned along the interstate.

Investigators reported that the crash took place at around 8:00 a.m. along I-10 near mile marker 285.

Florida Man Injured in Truck Accident on I-10 in Pecos County, TX

According to investigators, a 64-year-old Loughman, Florida man was in a Volvo tractor-trailer traveling westbound on the interstate. Possibly due to fatigue, the truck ran off-road and overturned along the median.

The driver sustained incapacitating injuries due to the crash. No additional details are available at this time.

Commentary on Florida Man Truck Accident on I-10 in Pecos County

Regardless of what caused this crash, there's something about 18-wheeler rollovers I rarely see anyone talk about. For years now, some manufacturers have refused to build trucks to withstand rollovers which would otherwise be relatively minor. As a result, they cave in far too easily, and drivers that may have been able to walk away from the crash get seriously hurt or killed. Maybe nothing like that happened here, but it's important to bring this sort of issue to light as much as possible. That way manufacturers can be held accountable in the light their laziness does harm someone.

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