Monica Canales Rivera, 4 Injured in Truck Accident in Harris County, TX
Harris County, TX — October 26, 2023, Monica Canales Rivera and four other people were injured in a truck accident just after 5 p.m. along Sam Houston Parkway.
According to reports, 28-year-old Monica Canales Rivera and three minors were traveling in a westbound GMC approaching the Tidwell Road intersection when the accident occurred.
For unknown reasons, the GMC neglected to stop for the red light at the intersection; as a result, a southbound 18-wheeler on Tidwell Road collided with the right front bumper of the GMC. The collision with the 18-wheeler caused the GMC to continue on into the driving lane of a southbound Toyota Tundra, with which it also collided. Rivera and all three of the minors who were in the GMC sustained injuries as a result of the crash. The 43-year-old man who had been traveling in the Toyota also reportedly incurred injuries. All five were transported to local medical facilities by EMS for treatment.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation. The weather and road conditions in the area at the time of the accident were reportedly clear and dry. No additional details are currently available.