Author Archives: Pete Trosclair

18 Wheeler Tanker Truck Crashes into Galveston-area Church

Disaster was averted last Friday when an 18-wheeler truck ran into the True Vine Ministries church in Hitchcock, Texas, in Galveston County. According to police reports, the crash took place when a passenger vehicle pulled in front of an 18-wheeler truck on Highway 6 near Avenue A, causing it to swerve and lose control. The truck then crashed into the… Read More

18-Wheeler Crashes into DART Train in Downtown Dallas, Injuring 1

One passenger and a train operator were injured Thursday morning when a Dallas Area Rapid Transport train crashed into an 18-wheeler truck. According to a DART train operator, the accident occurred when the 18-wheeler truck ran a red light downtown near Houston Street at about 6:30 a.m., ad crashed into the southbound Blue Line train. The crash… Read More

3 Teenagers Killed in Memphis, Tennessee 18-Wheeler Crash

Three teenagers, aged 16 and 17, were killed yesterday after a multi-vehicle accident took place on E. Holmes road near Crumpler Road in Memphis, Tennessee. According to police, the three teenagers were driving a car that was reported as stolen Tuesday morning. Two handguns, one of them also stolen, were also found in the vehicle. Authorities stated that… Read More

Car Pinned Under 18-Wheeler After Alamo Heights Collision

A minor accident took place in Alamo Heights in San Antonio on Monday when a car ran underneath the trailer of an 18-wheeler and became pinned. According to news reports, an 18-wheeler truck was backing up in an H-E-B parking lot at Nacogdoches Road and Rockhill Drive, when a car drove under the trailer and became… Read More

Volvo Driver Killed After Swerving Into 18-Wheeler in Houston

The unidentified driver of a Volvo was killed this morning after running head-on into an 18-wheeler truck in Houston, Texas. According to the Houston Police Department, the Volvo driver was driving north on Almeda Road at Reed Road when they crossed over the center line and swerved in front of an oncoming 18-wheeler heading south. After… Read More

Andrew Olen Pierce Killed After Head-on Crash with 18-Wheeler

27-year-old Andrew Olen Pierce died on Tuesday after his Jeep ran into an 18-wheeler truck on Highway 26 outside of Poplarville, Mississippi. According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the crash took place at about 4:30 p.m. near the intersection of CJ Seals Road and Highway 26. Pierce was reportedly driving east when he crossed over the… Read More