Truck Driver Killed in Truck Accident in Jeff Davis County, TX
Jeff Davis County, TX — January 13, 2023, two commercial trucks collided around 6 p.m. while traveling along a curve on State Highway 17.
Authorities report that northwest of Fort Davis, TX two commercial vehicles were traveling in opposite directions along a sharp curve over Limpia Creek. Crash investigators say that as a Peterbilt semi-truck was traveling southbound both the tractor and trailer overturned on its left side and slid over the center line into the path of an International LT625 tractor-tailer.
Investigators believe that the trailer of the International LT625 was forced into the passenger compartment of its tractor.
The driver of the Peterbilt is reported to have possible injuries but received no treatment. Authorities pronounced the driver of the International LT625 dead, and a passenger in the International LT625 reportedly suffered serious injuries.