Billy Joe Hernandez Injured in Accident at I-45 in Dallas, TX

August 29, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Billy Joe Hernandez
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-45, Dallas, TX, USA

Additional Information

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

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dodge Dart and a Tractor-Trailer were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a man at I-45 in Dallas, TX on August 29th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 5:32 a.m. According to investigators, a Dodge Dart operated by 43-year-old Billy Joe Hernandez was northbound before suffering a tire blowout that caused the vehicle to lose control. The vehicle is said to have first struck a guardrail before swerving across traffic lanes into an opposite side guardrail and making contact with a commercial truck following the second guardrail strike. Officials say Hernandez suffered serious injuries while the truck operator was not injured. Additional information was not available.

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