Oklahoma Man Injured in Truck Accident on Highway 176 in Martin County, TX
Martin County, TX — April 17, 2023, an Oklahoma man was injured as the result of a tractor-trailer accident that happened at 1:40 p.m. on Highway 176.
Authorities released initial details about the wreck which they indicate happened in the area of Highway 176 mile marker 296.
According to their statements, a 23-year-old man from Gotebo, Oklahoma was behind the wheel of a Ford F-150. That vehicle was traveling along the eastbound lanes of the highway at the time. For reasons which have not yet been confirmed, the pickup and an oncoming westbound tractor-trailer crashed, sending the 18-wheeler off-road.
The Oklahoma man was apparently taken from the scene with injuries believed to be incapacitating. No injuries were reported for the 18-wheeler driver, and it appears no one else was involved in the wreck. Right now, there is not enough information available to officially confirm what factors ultimately led to the crash.