A Texas man was killed in an October 12 road accident involving an 18-wheeler truck. The crash happened along the bypass of State Highway 146 in Liberty. According to eyewitness accounts, the man allegedly ran a red light and slammed into the underside of an 18-wheeler truck. The impact of the crash was so great that it tore off the roof of the Ford Explorer, killing the man behind the wheel instantly.
Liberty Police officials say that at 18-wheeler truck that was carrying sand traveling on the left-hand lane was about to turn onto southbound lane of SH 146. According to Lt. Chip Fairchild of the Liberty PD, the driver of the Ford Explorer crashed into the underside of the 18-wheeler from the rear end as the truck was pulling out. The Ford driver, 43-year-old Marvin Williams, a resident of Liberty, died at the scene of the accident.
In the car’s backseat was his 18-month-old baby Ariell, who sustained minor injuries. She is now in stable condition after being airlifted to Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston. Initial police investigations show that the driver of the Ford Explorer was on a red light, with the truck driver on a green. Several witnesses at the scene were able to confirm the story after being questioned by police.
If you or anyone you know were involved in a truck accident, talk to the San Antonio 18 wheeler accident lawyers of Barrus Injury Lawyers today. Call us at (210) 593-8709.