News: Trucker injured when semi drives off I-610 onramp

Posted on Friday, August 27th, 2021 at 3:48 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – A man was injured early this morning when the semi truck he was driving ran off an exit ramp and fell to the ground below, ABC 13 reports.

The crash took place at about 12:30 a.m. today, as the truck was merging from westbound US 59 onto southbound I-610. The driver told authorities that he lost control of the vehicle after the load shifted, causing it to crash through a guardrail and plummet at least 14 feet onto the marshy ground below.

Fortunately, the man suffered only minor injuries.

We will provide additional details if they’re made available.

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