Truck Accidents

Crash alert: 18-wheeler crash closes I-35 SB in Round Rock

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TX — An 18-wheeler overturned Thursday morning in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 35 southbound in Round Rock, according to CBS Austin. The accident took place on the southbound lanes of I-35 just past RM 1431 and University Boulevard at approximately 8:00 a.m. Few details have been reported on the circumstances around the

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Crash alert: Austin police officer dies of injuries after collision with 18-wheeler

AUSTIN, TX – An Austin police officer has died of his injuries following a collision with a tractor-trailer on FM 969 last week, the Austin American-Statesman reports. This is an update to a previous story. The officer, Lewis “Andy” Traylor, was responding to an urgent call at the intersection of FM 969 and Decker Lane

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Crash alert: Crash involving tractor-trailer injures 1, snarls traffic on I-35

AUSTIN, TX – Austin police said one person was injured in a crash that caused extensive traffic delays on Interstate 35 Thursday morning. According to KVUE, a tractor-trailer was involved in the accident on I-35 north in North Austin. No details were released on the condition of the person injured. The incident shut down two

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Crash alert: Austin police officer critically injured in crash with tractor-trailer

AUSTIN, TX – An Austin police officer was rushed to the hospital early Wednesday morning after a collision with a tractor-trailer. According to KVUE, the crash happened at the intersection of FM 969 and Decker Lane at about 2 a.m. Police said the officer was responding to an urgent call in his patrol vehicle when

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Crash alert: Austin police identify pedestrian killed by 18-wheeler on Interstate 35

AUSTIN, TX – Police have identified a pedestrian struck and killed by an 18-wheeler on Interstate 35 earlier this month. In a news release, the Austin Police Department said the victim was 61-year-old Karen Everlena Barnes. Officers responded to the scene June 2 after Barnes was hit while crossing I-35 near Airport Boulevard at about

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Crash alert: Collision between 18-wheelers shuts down I-35 northbound lanes

GEORGETOWN, TX – A collision involving two 18-wheelers sent one driver to the hospital and disrupted traffic in Georgetown Thursday morning, according to KXAN. The trucks crashed in the northbound lanes of Interstate 35 near Highway 29. The incident was reported by the Texas Department of Transportation at 1:48 a.m. Rescue crews extricated one of

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Crash alert: Person trying to cross I-35 in Austin struck and killed by 18-wheeler

AUSTIN, TX – Police say a person trying to cross Interstate 35 in Austin was struck and killed by an 18-wheeler on Wednesday morning. According to KXAN, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-35 near Airport Boulevard shortly before 3:30 a.m.  The victim, whose identity was not released, was found in the 4900

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Crash alert: 2 drivers hurt, road closed after truck and car crash in Round Rock

ROUND ROCK, TX – Police say two drivers were injured when an 18-wheeler and a car collided in Round Rock early Thursday morning, according to KXAN. The crash happened in the vicinity of Hesters Crossing Road and the southbound Interstate 35 frontage road near the Hesters Crossing Shopping Center, and was reported at about 1:50

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Crash alert: 2 trucks involved in fatal collision on I-35 in Williamson County

JARRELL, TX – Two commercial trucks were involved in a fatal crash in Williamson County early Tuesday morning, reports KXAN. At least one 18-wheeler was involved in the wreck on Interstate 35 near mile marker 270 between Jarrell and Georgetown. The Texas Department of Public Safety said it was notified of the incident at about

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Crash alert: Man sentenced for fatal 2020 car crash in east Austin

AUSTIN, TX – A man has been sentenced in connection with a crash in east Austin last year that killed a passenger in his vehicle, reports KXAN. 27-year-old Juan Manuel Aboyles-Garcia pleaded guilty to criminal negligent homicide in the August 15, 2020 accident on FM 969 near Decker Lane. He was sentenced to three years

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