Amil Suljic Killed in Accident at Hwy 287 near Claude, TX

January 1, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Amil Suljic
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Hwy 287, Claude, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Hwy 287
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi-truck collided with a second truck slowing to make a turn

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a man at Hwy 287 near Claude, TX on January 1st, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 1:05 p.m. According to investigators, a semi-truck was headed eastbound on US 287 behind a tractor-trailer that was slowing down to make a right hand turn. The first truck collided with second truck as it slowed, landing on top of the trailer of the other truck. One driver involved, identified as 58-year-old Amil Suljic, suffered fatal injuries. The other driver, identified as 32-year-old Jose Sanchez, was not injured.

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