Driver Injured in Truck Rollover Accident off Highway 73 in Port Arthur, TX
Port Arthur, TX -- March 8, 2023, a driver sustained injuries after an accident where a semi-truck overturned along Highway 73.
Investigators said that the incident happened at around 2:45 p.m. along Highway 73 just off West Port Arthur Road. The exact cause of the crash remains unclear at this time. It appears a semi-truck went onto the median and overturned, landing on its roof. The unidentified river was taken to a hospital. Reports did not mention other vehicles involved. Additional details are unavailable at this time.
Like with any vehicle, there are a lot of reasons one may lose control suddenly. Those factors aren't always avoidable. Folks tend to just blame the drivers in these situations, but that's likely because they haven't seen all of the unusual factors that can suddenly crop up. In fact, semi-trucks can be even more complex, which any experienced truck driver will attest to. That's why it's always important that authorities have the experience and equipment to handle this sort of accident. Otherwise, something important could slip through the cracks.