Two Injured in Midland, TX, Trailer Accident on Highway 80
Midland, TX -- June 1, 2017, two people sustained injuries following an accident in which a pickup crashed into a trailer on Highway 80.
According to authorities from Midland emergency services, the multi-vehicle accident happened in the afternoon hours of Thursday at the intersection of Highway 80 and County Road 1140.
Preliminary details have indicated that a vehicle was hauling a trailer loaded with poles along the highway. As the vehicle slowed down to turn left, the trailer was struck by a Ford Super Duty pickup. This caused the trailer to spin out into traffic where it was struck by a third vehicle.
Following the crash, emergency services transported two people to a local hospital for treatment. It's unclear who was injured or what the extent of their conditions are.
No charges or citations were reported. Investigations are ongoing.
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