Waco Man, 1 Injured in Truck Accident on I-35 in West, TX
West, TX -- August 6, 2022, a Waco man and another man were injured due to an accident where multiple trucks crashed on I-35.
Investigators reported that the crash took place at around 11:12 p.m. along I-35 in the 20,000 block.
According to officials, a 59-year-old Waco man was in a Dodge truck traveling northbound on I-35. As a Toyota Tundra was trying to pass an 18-wheeler when it crashed into the Dodge. The Tundra then crashed with the 18-wheeler.
Due to the crash, the Waco man had incapacitating injuries, as did the driver of the Toyota. No other injuries were reported. At this time, additional details are unavailable.
Commentary on Truck Accident on I-35 in West
When folks see crashes like this, they may be quick to jump to conclusions. Reports say a driver screwed up trying to pass traffic, right? What more is there to know? Well, there could be extenuating circumstances that authorities aren't equipped to properly investigate.
What if the were mechanical issues? Defective airbags? Road hazards? Maybe the initial driver was actually trying to avoid the 18-wheeler. Maybe the driver had a medical emergency. One way or another, these early reports rarely tell the whole story. Understanding the other possibilities can be crucial to getting folks the help they deserve.