Man Injured in Accident at FM 139 in Shelby County, TX

July 11, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

FM139, Joaquin, Shelby County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Tractor Trailer
FM 139
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor Trailer lost control and overturned at a curve in the road

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a driver at FM 139 in Shelby County, TX on July 11th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 11 a.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer operated by a 66-year-old driver who was not publicly identified was headed southbound at the time. Police say the truck was approaching a curve in the roadway and lost control while attempting to navigate the curve. The vehicle veered from the road and overturned into a ditch, leaving the driver with suspected serious injuries. Additional information was not available.

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