Midland County- One Fatality Reported After a 18-Wheeler Accident on FM 1788
Posted on Thursday, January 17th, 2019 at 6:44 am
A truck caught fire following a major collision on Farm to Market Road 1788, last Tuesday.
According to initial reports, the fiery crash which took place at the 7800 block of F.M. 1788 near West County Road 160 involved two 18-wheeler trucks. When emergency crews responded to the scene, one of the truck was already engulfed in flames.
One person was pronounced dead at the scene while another was rushed to a hospital for treatment. The extent of his injuries was not immediately released.
No identification has been released pending notification of next of kin.
Local investigators were requested at the scene to determine the cause of the collision.
Investigation is underway.
We would like to express our deepest sympathies to the friends and families of the injured victims. We pray for their full recovery as we hope that the Midland County Police Department will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
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