Monica Canales Injured in Accident at Sam Houston Pkwy in Harris County, TX

October 26, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Sam Houston Pkwy E, Houston, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
GMC Terrain, Kwik-Loc Truck
Sam Houston Pkwy
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries (1), minor injuries (2)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

GMC Terrain and a Kwik-Loc Truck were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a woman at Sam Houston Pkwy in Harris County, TX on October 26th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 5:02 p.m. According to investigators, a GMC Terrain operated by 28-year-old Monica Canales was westbound on Tidwell Rd while a commercial truck traveled southbound on East Sam Houston. Police allege the GMC may have run a red light before colliding with commercial truck. Reports say the impact caused the vehicle to spin into the path of a pickup truck, colliding on the rear passenger side. Reports indicate two child passengers in the GMC had minor injuries while Canales was more seriously injured. Additional information was not immediately available.

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