Two Injured in 18-Wheeler Crash on Interstate 35 near Lone Oak Road in Cooke County
Cooke County, TX. (July 8, 2020)- Two women were injured in a multi-vehicle crash on June 29, 2020 in Cooke County, Texas. The crash occurred just before 5:00 p.m. on Interstate 35 near Lone Oak Road. DPS reported that a pickup truck hauling plywood lost some of its load at a curve on the highway. Several vehicles stopped to help clear the road when an 18-wheeler came around the corner and struck some of the vehicles. The driver and passenger of a Ford Fiesta were transported to Medical City Denton with unknown injuries. The driver of the 18-wheeler was cited for failure to control speed. No further details have been provided at this time. The crash remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
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