A driver has been killed in Texas after being impaled throughout a collision with a parked truck on the facet of a street, police say.
The lethal crash occurred early this morning alongside State Freeway 225 within the Deer Park space, in line with KTRK. Harris County Sgt. Dashana Cheek instructed the station that an 18-wheeler hauling rebar was parked “nicely off to the facet of the street” with its hazard lights on when a sedan smashed into its rear.
“[He] struck the again, partially again of the truck, however primarily the rebar, and mainly the rebar went by means of the windshield and really impaled the motive force, inflicting him life-threatening accidents,” Cheek instructed KTRK. “He was discovered right here with no indicators of life.”
“There aren’t any pre-impact skid marks, something like that, to point he perhaps misplaced management or seemed up on the final minute or tried to cease… He simply appeared to have did not drive in a single lane,” Cheek added.
Investigators described the motive force as a Hispanic male in his 30s or 40s who was sporting a piece shirt on the time of the collision, KTRK reviews.
Police additionally mentioned to the station that the truck driver – who Cheek says was ready to make a supply — was sleeping in his truck on the time of the collision and has been cooperating with investigators after calling 911 to report the incident.