Omar Cabrera Rodriguez Injured in Accident at US 290 in Chappell Hill, TX

August 10, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Omar Cabrera Rodriguez
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Highway 290 East, Chappell Hill, TX, U.S.

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-Trailer, Chevrolet Sonic
US 290
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-Trailer was involved in a collision with a Chevrolet Sonic

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a driver at US 290 in Chappell Hill, TX on August 10th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 5:59 a.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer operated by a 45-year-old driver who was not publicly identified is accused of failing to yield from a private drive. Police say the vehicle entered onto the roadway and was blocking westbound lane of travel as it slowed to perform a turn. This led to a collision between it and an approaching Chevrolet Sonic, operated by 38-year-old Omar Cabrera Rodriguez. Rodriguez suffered serious injuries, according to officials. Police say the truck operator was not injured and recommended and/or issued a Failure to Yield Right of Way-Private Drive charge.

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