Two Semi-Trucks Involved in Fatal Crash on 30 Freeway in Garland
GARLAND, TX (November 3, 2022) – Police confirmed one person died in a crash involving semi-trucks on 30 Freeway on November 1.
According to the Texas Safety Department, the collision happened at President George Bush Turnpike shortly before 5:00 AM.
Based on a report, an 18-wheeler had pulled over on the shoulder and a second 18-wheeler ran into it. Subsequently, the impact threw both semis into the retaining wall and one caught fire.
As a result, one person in one of the trucks died in the incident. Officers did not yet release the name of the victim, pending kin notification.
The other occupant of the truck was taken to the hospital in an unknown condition. Police said crews treated the driver of the other 18-wheeler at the scene.
Firefighters had to use a water cannon to put out the intense flames.
As of now, the crash remains under investigation. In addition, no other details are available.
We offer our sincere condolences to the bereaved family and friends of the victim.
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