Man Injured in Car Accident at US 62 in Terry County, TX

October 23, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 62, El Paso, Terry County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
US 62
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer lost traction on wet roads before crashing

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a man at US 62 in Terry County, TX on October 23rd, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 4:21 p.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer was northeast on US 62 on wet roads. The vehicle is said to have just exited a curve before its tires lost traction, causing the vehicle to rotate and begin to go into a skid. The vehicle struck a highway sign before going into a ditch, rolling over into. The driver, a 39-year-old male, was seriously injured, according to police. There were no other reported injuries and authorities did not have additional information.

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