Driver Injured in Accident at Hwy 6 and FM 2979 in Hempstead, TX

September 5, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Hwy 6 & FM 2979, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Hwy 6 and FM 2979
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

18-Wheeler suffered a tire blowout

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a crash that injured a driver at Hwy 6 and FM 2979 in Hempstead, TX on September 5th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 9 a.m. According to investigators, an 18-wheeler suffered a tire blowout ad overturned onto its side, leaving the driver with injuries believed to be serious in nature. Authorities say the driver a second vehicle involved was not seriously injured. Additional information was not available.

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