Shailja Amin Injured in Accident at Sam Rayburn Tollway in The Colony, TX

October 28, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Shailja Amin
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Sam Rayburn Tollway, Carrollton, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Infiniti QX80, Toyota Corolla, Mack Truck
Sam Rayburn Tollway
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Infiniti QX80, Toyota Corolla and a Mack Truck were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a man at Sam Rayburn Tollway in The Colony, TX on October 28th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 6:47 a.m. According to investigators, an Infiniti QX80 was southwest on Sam Rayburn Tollway while a Toyota Corolla was sat disabled in 2 lanes ahead from a previous crash. Traveling southwest in a separate lane was a commercial truck Police say the Infiniti allegedly failed to control its speed before colliding with the Toyota before coming to rest in a shoulder. The impact caused the Toyota to spin clockwise where it was struck by the approaching commercial truck. The crash left the driver of the Toyota, 30-year-old Shailja Amin, with serious injuries, police say. The Infiniti operator had possible injuries, sources say. Additional information was not immediately available.

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