Felipe Ruiz Injured in Accident at US 59 in Houston, TX

June 23, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Felipe Ruiz
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 59, Houston, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Kenworth Truck, Toyota Corolla
US 59
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Kenworth Truck and Toyota Corolla were involved in a collision

What Happened

State Police are investigating a crash that injured a person at US 59 in Houston, TX on June 23rd, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 5:06 a.m. According to investigators, a Kenworth truck operated by a 63-year-old South Houston man was headed southbound prior to striking a raised toad sign, causing the truck to lost control. It struck a Toyota Corolla operated by 59-year-old Felipe Ruiz, who, according to reports, was seriously injured. The Houston man was evaluated for possible injuries.

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