One Person Killed in Accident at I-10 in Chambers County, TX

September 9, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-10, Baytown, Chambers County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Semi-Truck, Passenger Car
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi-truck collided with the rear of a passenger vehicle

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a collision that killed one person involved at I-10 in Chambers County, TX on September 9th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 1:20 p.m. According to investigators, a construction front end loader was headed eastbound followed by a second vehicle traveling with active hazard lighting. Officials say the truck was traveling at a slow rate of speed as a it crossed a bridge. A semi-truck headed in the same direction is said to have struck the rear of the second vehicle, pushing it into the front ender loader. The driver of the passenger vehicle, who was not publicly identified, suffered fatal injuries. Authorities did not have additional information.

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