Abelardo Montanez III Killed in Accident at I-20 in Dallas, TX

February 14, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Abelardo Montanez III
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-20, Dallas, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Honda Accord, Tractor-Trailer
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Honda Accord and a Tractor-Trailer were involved in a collision

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at I-20 in Dallas, TX on February 14th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 3:35 a.m. According to investigators, a Honda Accord was eastbound as a tractor-trailer was parked ahead in an eastbound shoulder. Reports indicate the Honda veered from the road into the shoulder, striking the left rear of a tractor-trailer. The driver of the Honda, identified as 30-year-old Abelardo Montanez III, suffered fatal injuries in the incident. Authorities did not have any additional information available.

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