Pickup Truck Crashes into 18-Wheeler in Baytown Sending Two Teens to Hospital
Houston, Texas (March 16, 2017) – According to a Harris County Sheriff’s Office report, two teens were injured late Monday night after a vehicle slammed into an 18-wheeler in Baytown.
The injury accident occurred at about 11:50 p.m. Monday, March 13, on Decker Drive near Oakland Street.
According to the report, a pickup truck driven, by an 18-year-old man, was speeding around a curve when it crashed into a trailer of an 18-wheeler. The pickup, whose top was sheared off in the crash, got stuck under the trailer.
Emergency crews responded to the scene and extricated the driver and his 17-year-old female passenger. Both teens patients were flown to the hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening. The driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured.
The police closed Decker Drive for a few hours as deputies investigated the incident.
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