Woman Injured in Accident at State Hwy 239 in Karnes County, TX

July 25, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 239, Kenedy, Karnes County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Kenworth Tractor-trailer
State Hwy 239
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Kenworth Tractor-trailer lost control at a curve in the roadway and overturned

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a woman at State Hwy 239 in Karnes County, TX on July 25th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 6:45 p.m. Investigators say a tractor-trailer operated by a 41-year-old Mount Vernon, MO man was southeast while losing control while navigating a curve in the road. The vehicle is said to have its cargo shift, causing the vehicle to overturn onto its right side. A 30-year-old passenger suffered suggested serious injuries while a 13-year-old passenger is believed to have had minor injuries. The driver was not injured, according to police. Additional information was not immediately available.

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