Jose Lopez Mata Injured in Accident at State Hwy 36 in Milano, TX

August 7, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Jose Lopez Mata
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 36, Milano, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-Trailer, Ford F-150
State Hwy 36
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer and a Ford F-150 were involved in a crash

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a driver at State Hwy 36 in Milano, TX on August 7th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 6:50 p.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer operated by a 32-year-old man was southbound. Headed northbound was a Ford F-150 operated by 25-year-old Jose Lopez Mata. Police allege the vehicle swerved left before colliding with the truck, causing the tractor-trailer to rotate into a bar ditch. The collision caused Mata to be ejected from the vehicle, suffering injuries police say were serious in nature. the other driver was not injured, according to police. Additional information was not immediately available.

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