Giddings, Texas 18-Wheeler Accident Tragically Takes 4 Lives and Critically Injures 2 Others
Four children were tragically killed Wednesday afternoon, after the vehicle in which they were travelling collided with a jackknifed 18-wheeler near Giddings, Texas.
SUV Crashed While Attempting to Avoid Jackknifed 18-Wheeler
The horrific June 5th accident occurred around 3:45 p.m., when a 2006 Nissan Pathfinder heading north on Highway 77 veered to avoid a jackknifed 18-wheeler.
Five children and one adult were in the SUV when it crashed.
Victims of Giddings, Texas 18-Wheeler Accident Died at Scene
Three girls, ages 2, 3, and 13, and a 7-year-old boy tragically died at the accident scene.
Paramedics transferred a 6-year-old girl and the adult driver to a hospital in Austin, Texas, where they remain in critical condition.
Police have confirmed that all of the victims were from Giddings. So far, however, it’s not clear if they were members of the same family.
One of the truck drivers involved in the crash is from College Station, Texas, while the other is from Bryan.
Wet Roadway May Have Contributed to Deadly Accident
The Giddings, Texas 18-wheeler accident remains under investigation.
Among other things, the Texas Department of Transportation is working to determine if weather was a factor, as the roadway was apparently wet when the semi jackknifed.
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