Houston, TX – UPDATE – Driver Of Loop 610 Crash Dies From Injuries
Houston, TX (July 3, 2019) – On July 3, at approximately 10 a.m., police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident along Loop 610.
According to reports, a semi-truck driver was traveling along the roadway when he was cut off by a small passenger car. The driver of the semi cut the wheel in an effort to miss the car. In doing so, the semi-truck driver drove over the side of the Ship Channel Bridge, traveling approximately 150-feet to the ground below.
The driver sustained very serious injuries in the collision. Crews spent an extended period extricating the driver from the semi-truck.
The truck driver was transported to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
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