Brandon Eddins Killed in Accident at State Hwy 146 in La Porte, TX

September 18, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Brandon Eddins
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 146, La Porte, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
BMW 328, Kenworth Tractor-trailer
State Hwy 146
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

BMW 328 and a Kenworth Tractor-trailer were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at State Hwy 146 in La Porte, TX on September 18th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 6:42 a.m. According to investigators, a BMW 328 operated by 23-year-old Brandon Eddins was traveling behind a tractor-trailer head southbound on Hwy 146. Investigators say the truck was approaching a red traffic signal ahead and began to slow. For unclear reasons, police say the BMW collied with the rear of the truck, seriously injuring Eddins. Eddins was transported to an area hospital where officials say he passed away from his injuries. The truck operated, a 51-year-old Houston woman who was not publicly identified, was evaluated for possible injuries. Additional information was not available.

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