Man Injured in Accident at US 281 in Jim Wells County, TX

October 25, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 281, San Antonio, Jim Wells County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
US 281
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-Trailer veered from its lane into a culvert

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a man at US 281 in Jim Wells County, TX on October 25th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 5:42 p.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer headed southbound is alleged to have left its lane of travel for unclear reasons. Police say the vehicle veered from the road into a culvert before coming to rest, the impact leaving the 43-year-old driver with suspected serious injuries. There were no other reported injuries and authorities did not have any additional information available.

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