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Truck Driver Dies Tragically When 18-Wheelers Crash Along I-10 West Near Katy, Texas


A truck driver was tragically killed earlier this morning, when his rig collided with the trailer of another 18-wheeler along Interstate 10 near Katy, Texas.

As a Top 18-Wheeler Accident Lawyer, Ryan Zehl has successfully represented hundreds of clients in the Houston Metro Region after deadly truck crashes and other motor vehicle accidents.

18-Wheeler Slammed into Loose Trailer

Both trucks were on I-10 west shortly before 3:30 a.m., when one of the 18-wheelers suddenly lost its trailer.

The second rig then slammed into the errant trailer. That truck’s driver, a 59-year-old Nevada man, died at the scene.

26-Year-Old Woman Hospitalized

Paramedics transferred his 26-year-old female passenger to the hospital. So far, authorities have not commented on the nature of her injuries.

The other 18-wheeler driver, a 47-year-old Texas man, and his passenger escaped the accident without injury.

Katy 18-Wheeler Crash Closed I-10 West for Hours

The crash closed the westbound lane of I-10 near Katy for nearly 8 hours.

A hazmat team cleared fuel and debris from the highway, and the interstate finally reopened at 11:30 a.m.

Authorities have yet to determine why a trailer came loose from one of the trucks. The I-10 Katy 18-wheeler crash remains under investigation.

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Our Undefeated Truck Accident Lawyers are investigating the deadly 18-wheeler crash along I-10 West near Katy, Texas and will post an update if new information becomes available.

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