Steven Craig Mayes Injured in Accident at I-35 in Temple, TX

August 14, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Steven Craig Mayes
Type of Accident
Commercial Vehicle
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-35, Temple, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Kia Optima, Commercial Truck
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Kia Optima was involved in a crash with a commercial truck

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a crash that injured a person at I-35 in Temple, TX on August 14th, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 1:46 a.m. According to investigators, a Kia Optima operated by 50-year-old Steven Craig Mayes was struck in the rear by a commercial truck after allegedly coming to a stop in a lane of travel. Officers believe the Kia stopped in a lane of a travel due to another vehicle crash in the shoulder instead of pulling into the shoulder. The impact left Mayes with serious injuries while the truck driver was not injured. Additional information was not immediately available.

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