• July 28, 2023

Morgan Pratka Killed in Motorcycle, 18-wheeler Accident on I-69 in Houston, TX

UPDATE (August 8, 2023): According to information from Harris County officials, the victim killed in the crash was Morgan Pratka. No further information can be confirmed at this time.

Houston, TX — July 27, 2023, one person was fatally injured due to an 18-wheeler accident at around 12:15 p.m. along the Southwest Freeway.

Preliminary statements from officials indicate that crash took place along southbound lanes of I-69/U.S. 59 near the Beltway 8/Sam Houston interchange.

One Killed in Motorcycle, 18-wheeler Accident on I-69 in Houston, TX

Right now, specifics about what led to the crash are unavailable. Authorities have reported only that the incident involved a tractor-trailer and a motorcycle colliding on southbound lanes of the interstate. As a result, one person sustained fatal injuries.

Lanes were closed in the area of Bissonnet as authorities worked to investigate the crash and clear the scene. Currently, there are no additional details about the crash available. Further information is pending investigations.


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