A two-vehicle collision happened near Farm to Market Road 1696 along Interstate 45 at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 14. The site of the accident is located north of Huntsville in Walker County. According to an article by KBTX, the collision resulted in the death of a truck driver working for UPS delivering packages.
According to preliminary investigations made by the Huntsville Police Department, a semi-truck for UPS collided with an 18-wheeler truck that was hauling vehicles. Both vehicles were traveling along the highway when the accident occurred. In a related development, a vehicle slammed into the back of the Huntsville Police Department squad car as police investigators conducted a probe into the initial collision. The occupant of the vehicle sustained minor injuries during the incident.
The attorneys at Williams Hart see tragic deaths as the result of trucking accidents far too often. Our thoughts and condolences are with the victims of this accident as they move forward.