Trucking Accidents

Crash Alert: 18-wheeler collides with poles, leaving thousands without power in East Austin

AUSTIN, TX — An 18-wheeler crashed into multiple power poles Friday afternoon, impacting about 3,600 Austin Energy customers in East Austin, according to FOX 7 Austin. The accident happened at the intersection of Bedford Street and Webberville Road, near Austin Community College Eastview Campus. It was first reported by Austin Fire Department shortly after noon.

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Crash Alert: One seriously hurt in crash involving semi near Austin-Bergstrom Intl Airport

AUSTIN, TX — One person was hospitalized Tuesday morning after a two-vehicle accident in southeast Austin’s Timber Creek area, reports CBS Austin. The wreck occurred at 11000 Pearce Lane, just southeast of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, shortly before 6:42 a.m. Austin-Travis County EMS responded to the scene where a pickup truck had collided with a semi-truck.

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Crash Alert: Austin ISD school bus totaled in single-vehicle wreck in SW Austin

AUSTIN, TX — A driver crashed an Austin Independent School District bus Tuesday morning while trying to avoid hitting another vehicle in southwest Austin, according to KXAN. The accident occurred on Farm to Market Road 1826 at Lewis Mountain Road near the city’s Lewis Mountain Ranch neighborhood. According to Austin Independent School District, Bus 0907

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Crash Alert: One hospitalized after tanker truck overturns in Lakeway

TRAVIS COUNTY, TX — One person was injured Thursday morning after a tanker truck carrying propane overturned in Lakeway, according to KVUE. The multi-vehicle accident happened in the 1600 block of Flint Rock Road at around 8:18 a.m. The Travis County Sheriff’s Office said three other cars were involved in the crash. No significant injuries

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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: 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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