Truck Driver Loses Life After Rear-Ending Tractor-Trailer Along I-20

Terrell, TexasThe Dallas Morning News is reporting a fatal accident involving two big rigs happened Tuesday night along Interstate 20 West near Terrell.

According to Texas Department of Public Safety officials one truck driver died at the scene after the tractor-trailer he was driving plowed into the rear of another tractor-trailer. The struck trailer burst into flames according to the report.

The accident happened at approximately 8:45 p.m. last night after traffic had slowed due to another accident up ahead on westbound I-20. The other truck driver was not injured in the collision. The identities of the two drivers has not yet been released.

Police have also not released any findings of their investigation into what caused the deceased driver to collide with the other big rig. Transportation Nation Network will bring you the latest details when we have them.

Video of the scene shared courtesy of The Dallas Morning News/YouTube.

 

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