Two Killed in Semi-Truck Accident at West Loop S and Beechnut St in Houston, TX

January 20, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Houston Police Department
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Semi-Truck
West Loop S and Beechnut St
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Vehicle hit another vehicle becoming disabled then causing a multi vehicle crash in the process

What Happened

Houston Police are investigating a multi-vehicle crash involving a semi-truck that killed two drivers on West Loop S and Beechnut St in Houston, TX on January 20th, 2019. Police say the accident began when an alleged intoxicated driver hit another vehicle, causing the drivers vehicle to become disabled. Another vehicle then hit the disabled vehicle after the previous vehicle swerved to avoid it. The two people inside that vehicle were both killed. Two drivers were charged with driving while intoxicated.

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