• November 10, 2022

Trucker Injured in Loose Cargo Accident on I-20 in Howard County, TX

Howard County, TX -- October 25, 2022, a truck driver sustained injuries following an accident where a vehicle lost cargo on I-20.

Investigators said that the incident happened at around 4:10 p.m. along I-20 near mile marker 173.

It appears that a 51-year-old Carthage man was in a Kenworth truck traveling westbound along I-20. Ahead, it appears a vehicle lost liquid containers, causing them to fall into the path of the semi. The truck driver attempted to avoid the objects, causing the truck to hit the guardrail and jackknife.

The 18-wheeler driver had incapacitating injuries, officials said. The truck that lost its cargo left the scene. No further information is available at this time.

Commentary on Loose Cargo Truck Accident on I-20 in Howard County

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It's such a shame that someone left the scene of such a serious accident. Folks think all lawyers are just anti-trucker, but I've worked with countless professional drivers that suffer because of other reckless drivers. Hopefully something like video evidence is available to help identify the runaway vehicle, but even keeping these details in the public eye can be of significant help. Someone in the community may be able to connect the dots and come forward to identify a friend, neighbor, co-worker, or even family member. Once that happens, steps can be taken to get this driver the help they deserve.


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