Mother and Child Killed in Accident at Eagle Dr in Mont Belvieu, TX

May 17, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Eagle Dr, Mont Belvieu, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Mont Belvieu Police
Vehicles Involved
Dodge Nitro, Flatbed Truck
Eagle Dr
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dodge Nitro collided with a flatbed truck blocking lanes of travel

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a person at Eagle Dr in Mont Belvieu, TX on May 17th, 2023. Police say the incident happened as a flatbed tractor-railer was headed northbound on Eagle Dr. They say the truck was in the process of performing a u-turn, blocking both lanes of travel as a southbound Dodge Nitro approached. The Dodge struck the truck, killing a 13-year-old girl and her 40-year-old mother who was driving the Dodge. A 2-year-old child in the same vehicle was taken to an area hospital for evaluation with the driver of the ruck was not injured. Additional information has not been made available.

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