2 Injured in Katy, TX, 18-wheeler Accident on Morton Road
Katy, TX -- March 7, 2017, two people were seriously injured as the result of an accident where their vehicle was hit by an 18-wheeler on Morton Road.
Responding emergency officials reported that the accident happened at around 5:00 a.m. at the intersection of Morton Road and Greenhouse Road.
According to a preliminary report, two people were inside an SUV that was traveling eastbound along Morton Road. Reports say that at Greenhouse, the SUV ran a red light and entered Greenhouse lanes. In doing so, they crossed paths with a southbound 18-wheeler. The 18-wheeler crashed into the SUV and pushed the vehicle several dozen feet before finally coming to a stop.
Rescue teams had to work to extract the two men from the vehicle before they were transported to a local hospital. Injuries were said to be serious. The truck driver's condition was not reported.
At this time, no additional information has been reported.
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