1 Injured in Truck Accident on I.H. 10 in Pecos County, TX
Pecos County, TX — November 3, 2023, one person was injured in a truck accident just after 5:45 in the evening along Interstate Highway 10.
According to reports, A 40-year-old man—whose identity has yet to be confirmed—was traveling in an eastbound International 18-wheeler in the right-most lane of I.H. 10 just east of Old Spanish Trail when the accident occurred.
Allegedly, a Freightliner 18-wheeler was merging into the right-hand lane from the right shoulder of eastbound I.H. 10 when, for unknown reasons, the International collided with the rear of the Freightliner. The Freightliner jackknifed as a result of the collision, blocking both of the eastbound lanes as a result. The International came to a stop on the right shoulder of the highway. The 40-year-old man who had been occupying the International reportedly sustained severe injuries as a result of the accident; he was transported to a local medical facility by EMS in order to receive treatment. There were no other injuries reported in connection with this accident.
The causal factors of the incident are still under investigation by local authorities. The weather and road conditions in the area at the time of the accident were reportedly clear and dry. There is not currently any additional information available pertaining to this incident.