Texas

Raul Corral Injured in Accident at US 287 in Claude, TX

Date
November 18, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Raul Corral
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

U.S. 287, Claude, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-trailer, Ford F-250
Road/Highway
US 287
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer and a Ford F-250 were involved in a collision


What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a driver at US 287 in Claude, TX on November 18th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 12:48 p.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer was southbound before allegedly failing to control its speed. Reports say the truck collided with a Ford F-250 that was stopped, waiting to make a left turn into a private drive. The collision is said to have caused the Ford to veer from its lane into a concrete curb. The driver of the Ford, identified as 48-year-old Raul Corral, was seriously injured, reports say. The other driver, a 28-year-old man who was not publicly identified, had possible injuries. Sources indicate a Failure to Control Speed charge was recommend and/or issued against the driver of the tractor-trailer. Additional information was not immediately available.

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