Samuel Andrew McDonald Injured in Accident at US 83 in Taylor County, TX

January 21, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Samuel Andrew McDonald
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 83, Rio Grande City, Taylor County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-trailer, Volkswagen Touareg
US 83
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer and a Volkswagen Touareg were involved in a crash

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a driver at US 83 in Taylor County, TX on January 21st, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 7:45 a.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer operated by 48-year-old Abilene man was headed southbound on US 83 attempting a right turn on Stallion Rd. Traveling behind the truck was a Volkswagen Touareg operated by 27-year-old Samuel Andrew McDonald. Officers say the Touareg failed to control its speed and collided with the rear of the truck. McDonald suffered serious injuries while the Abilene man was not injured. Additional information was not immediately available.

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