One Person Killed in Accident at I-30 near President George Bush Turnpike in Garland, TX

November 1, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

30 President George Bush Turnpike, Garland, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Garland Police
Vehicles Involved
I-30 near President George Bush Turnpike
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Two 18-wheelers were involved in a collision

What Happened

Garland Police are investigating a crash involving a pair of semi-trucks that led to a fatality at I-30 near President George Bush Turnpike in Garland, TX on November 1st, 2022. Police say it occurred around 5 a.m. Initial investigation suggests an 18-wheeler parked in a shoulder was struck by a second 18-wheeler under unclear circumstances. The collision pushed both trucks into a nearby retaining wall, causing one to catch fire. The driver of the second truck died in the crash. An additional occupant was hospitalized with undisclosed injuries while the other driver was treated at the scene and released. Additional details were not available.

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