• February 13, 2017

Driver Killed in Grand Prairie, TX, 18-wheeler Accident on PGBT

Grand Prairie, TX -- February 10, 2017, a driver was fatally injured following an accident where they ran into the back of a disabled 18-wheeler.

Officials from the Texas Department of Public Safety report that the accident occurred around 8:45 a.m. near the President George Bush Turnpike and I-30 interchange.

Preliminary accident investigations indicate that a pickup was traveling southbound on the Turnpike. Ahead of the pickup, an 18-wheeler was disabled in the left shoulder of the road. For reasons that are unclear, the pickup began to drift onto the left shoulder. As a result, it slammed into the back of the 18-wheeler.

The driver of the pickup was fatally injured in the collision, and EMS pronounced them dead at the scene. No additional injuries were reported.

At this time, authorities have yet to determine what caused the pickup to veer out of its lane. They say investigations are ongoing.

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