Walter Rickels Injured in Accident at I-20 in Fort Worth, TX

December 15, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Walter Rickels
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-20, Fort Worth, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Dodge Ram Truck 2500, Ford F-150
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dodge Ram Truck 2500 and a Ford F-150 were involved in a crash

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a driver at I-20 in Fort Worth, TX on December 15th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 11:22 p.m. According to investigators, a Dodge Ram Truck 2500 operated by 54-year-old Walter Rickels was westbound on I-20 prior to veering from the road into a center median. Reports allege the vehicle traveled int he median for 1/4 of mile before colliding with a guardrail and overtiring between lanes on I-20. Following this, reports say an approaching westbound Ford F-150 struck debris from the crash. That drier, a 22-year-old man who was not publicly identified, was allegedly injured. Police say Rickels was seriously injured in the crash. Additional information was not available.

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