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Truck driver killed after tanker bursts into flames near Buc-ee’s on Katy Fwy

Posted on Saturday, March 20th, 2021 at 9:19 pm    

KATY, TX – A truck driver was killed in a fiery, multi-vehicle accident on the Katy Freeway yesterday evening, according to KPRC2.

The accident occurred on westbound I-10 (Katy Freeway), near a Buc-ee’s on Cane Island Parkway, at about 7:10 p.m., when three vehicles collided.

A tanker truck caught fire, leading to the death of the truck driver.

No other people were hurt in the crash.

Authorities closed multiple lanes of the highway for several hours following the accident, and they advised drivers to avoid the area due to delays.

It is not clear at this time what led to the accident.

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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