Truck involved in multiple accidents leaves 1 dead, 1 injured in Texas City, police say
TEXAS CITY, Texas – One person is dead and another is critically injured after an accident in Texas City at about 5:50 p.m. Friday.
Police officers said a gray Dodge Ram 2500 truck was involved in a series of accidents before being involved in a head-on major accident in the 2500 block of State Highway 146 South.
Authorities said the Dodge was northbound in the southbound lanes when it side-swiped another vehicle in the 900 block of Highway 146. The truck continued northbound in the southbound lanes until it hit a concrete retainer wall and the beginning of the North Loop overpass. The truck then re-entered the southbound lanes where it collided head-on with a white Ford truck.
The driver of the Dodge was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Ford was taken to a hospital with possible life-threatening injuries, according to authorities.
The identity of the drivers is not being released at this time.
KPRC will provide updates when they become available.
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