An 18-wheeler crashed and exploded along Interstate-35W near Fort Worth yesterday. Fortunately, the driver survived with only sustaining minor injuries, and no other motorists on the interstate appear to have been injured.
Officials with the Fort Worth Fire Department say the crash happened around 1:15 p.m. in the southbound lanes of the interstate. The big rig jack-knifed near Western Center Boulevard, in far north Fort Worth, and burst into flames. Smoke could be seen for miles. Police are still trying to figure out exactly why the accident happened.
This incident is a reminder of how dangerous Texas roadways can be, and the damage that can occur when an 18-wheeler loses control and an accident happens. If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of an 18-wheeler accident, contact Benjamin Roberts for a free consultation. We have proven experience in handling serious 18-wheeler accidents. Call 713-609-1898 for a free consultation today.