3 dead in crash involving two 18-wheelers, vehicle and boxcar in Fort Bend County

The crash involved two 18-wheelers, a box truck and a car

FORT BEND COUNTY – Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office is responding to a deadly crash involving two 18-wheelers, a vehicle and a boxcar.

Deputies said the deadly crash happened around noon at Vincik Ehlert Road and FM 360 in Beasley.

Deputies said a car ran a stop sign at FM 360. When the car entered the intersection, an 18-wheeler was heading southbound on FM 360 and a box truck was heading northbound on FM 360. The 18-wheeler struck the car, then the car was immediately struck by the box truck. There were two people inside of the car who was ejected and died.

According to investigators, the 18-wheeler then lost control, going into oncoming traffic and striking another 18-wheeler that was going northbound head-on. Both 18-wheelers caught fire, completely burning the one that struck the car.

The 18-wheeler driver that struck the car was able to get out of the truck and was alert when he was transported to Memorial Hermann Sugar Land hospital.

The 18-wheeler driver he struck died on the scene.

The roadway is currently blocked and expected to be closed all day. Drivers should plan on an alternate route.

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