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One dead in fiery truck accident on US-290

Posted on Saturday, August 15th, 2020 at 11:17 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – One person is dead following a collision with a cement truck and a cargo van Saturday morning in Houston, according to the Houston Chronicle.

The accident happened at about 12:40 a.m. on U.S. Highway 290 near Bingle Road when the van collided with the back of a cement truck. The van then burst into flames.

The driver of the van, whose identity has not been released, died at the scene of the crash.

The truck driver was not reported as injured.

At this point, authorities are not certain as to what caused the collision.

The accident led authorities to close off part of 290 for the investigation of the collision, which continues at this time.

This is part of a series of articles presented by attorneytom.com to help keep our Houston neighbors informed about car accidents and traffic incidents across our city. It is not presented as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a similar incident, we may be able to help you secure financial compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. Contact us today to speak with one of our Houston truck accident attorneys.

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