Michael O’Keefe of First Response Photography captures the scene Tuesday night after an 18-wheeler crashed and landed on its side on Hwy. 380 and Ridge Road. Three other vehicles were involved, diesel was spilled, and the highway remained closed for hours.
Earlier Tuesday, another 18-wheeler was involved in a deadly accident on Hwy. 380. A woman died Tuesday morning when a west-bound, 18-wheeler ran into the back of her Honda at the intersection of Hwy. 380 and Bridgefarmer Road close to Lowry Crossing, Texas. The woman identified as 54-year-old Catheline Peppers of Nevada, Texas, was pronounced dead minutes later. The driver of the truck was not injured. The Department of Public Safety report said that 53-year-old David Beachem of Georgia did not see the red traffic signal.