Robert Blanco Injured in Accident at State Hwy 147 in San Augustine, TX

October 21, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Robert Blanco
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 147, San Augustine, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
State Hwy 147
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer lost control and crashed a curve in the road

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a driver at State Hwy 147 in San Augustine, TX on October 21st, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 10:30 a.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer operated by 67-year-old Robert Blanco was eastbound on State Hy 147, navigating a curve in the roadway. The vehicle is said to have had its hauled cargo shift, causing the vehicle to lose control and overturn. Officials say the crash left Blanco with serious injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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