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Early-morning crash causes woman to lose eye, leg

Posted on Saturday, May 16th, 2020 at 12:17 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – A woman lost her an arm and an eye early this morning in a weather-related crash with an 18-wheeler truck, according to KPRC2.

The crash occurred just before 4 a.m. near 5420 South Sam Houston Parkway East, close to Cullen Boulevard.

The accident happened when the victim, a woman in her mid-40s, missed her turn while driving on the parkway. She over-corrected her sedan and slid beneath an H-E-B trailer. While the driver came to a stop, the wet roads caused the truck to drag the victim’s vehicle for about 20 feet.

The driver of the 18-wheeler called 911 and provided emergency aid to the victim. She was transported unresponsive to the hospital and lost her left eye and her left arm.

The 18-wheeler’s driver was not injured in the accident.

As of 7 a.m. this morning, the victim was responsive.

Authorities concluded that the crash was a result of weather conditions.


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