1 Killed in Semi-Truck Crash on I-30 in Royse CityKiprop Vincent
One Killed in Royse City Three-Vehicle Crash on Interstate 30
Royse City, Texas (October 26, 2021) – One person was killed Tuesday morning in a three-vehicle crash in Royse City, according to the police.
The fatal crash happened on Interstate 30, near the Circle Drive and Erby Campbell Boulevard exits.
Police said traffic was slowed down along the interstate when a semi-truck rear-ended another semi-truck, pushing it into a car.
The driver of the first semi-truck was pronounced dead at the scene. Their identity has not been released.
The driver who was rear-ended was uninjured in the crash.
The people inside the car were taken to the hospital in unknown conditions.
The crash closed the westbound lanes of Interstate 30.
The police are investigating the crash.
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