Texas

Five Injured in Accident at I-40 in Oldham County, TX

Date
November 9, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
Yes

Where it Happened

I-40, Amarillo, Oldham County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-trailer, Honda Pilot
Road/Highway
I-40
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries (2), minor injuries (3)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer and a Honda Pilot were involved in a crash


What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured several people at I-40 in Oldham County, TX on November 9th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 2:30 a.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer headed westbound on I-40 collided with a Honda Pilot. Reports indicate the Honda had been headed eastbound in the westbound lanes after turning from the Frontage Road. The collision left two children in the Honda seriously injured and a third child with less serious injuries, reports say. Reports also say the two drivers had minor injuries and allege the Honda operator may have been under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash. Additional information was not available.

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