One Injured in Fort Worth TX Pickup vs 18-Wheeler Accident

Fort Worth AccidentFort Worth, Texas — One man is hospitalized in critical condition following an early Tuesday morning (11/19/2013) car accident between a black pickup truck and a semi-trailer.

The accident happened in far northwest Fort Worth, in the westbound lanes of the Jacksboro Highway near Confederate Park Road. According to reports, the collision took place at around 3:30 a.m.

Fort Worth police say that the man was trapped in the wrecked vehicle for quite a while. He was eventually extracted and taken to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth by air ambulance (possibly CareFlite), where he is listed in critical condition.

While there is no official word on what caused the victim to collide with the rear of the 18-wheeler, an investigation is continuing.

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Trisha Marie Foulkrod Killed in Buda TX Dump Truck Accident

Buda, Texas — 58-year-old Trisha Marie Foulkrod was killed earlier today when a dump truck hauling sand lost control and fell on top of her car. Also in the vehicle, but surviving the accident, was her grandson.

The crash occurred on FM 1626 near Jerrys Lane at about 6:50 a.m. Monday morning (11/11/2013). Witnesses say that the dump truck, driving West on FM 1626, drove off into the ditch, over corrected and flipped over. Ms. Foulkrod and her grandson were traveling eastbound on FM 1626, when she noticed the dump truck ahead of her. According to the Department of Public Safety, Trisha Foulkrod pulled over in her lane as far as she could go in an effort to avoid a crash. Some reports say the dump truck fell on top of the car, while others lead you to believe that her car was crushed against the road’s guardrail.

The child was secured in a car seat and somehow avoided serious injury in the wreck. Paramedics examined and released the boy to a family member at the scene of the accident.

Chanh Vo Critically Injured in 18-Wheeler Truck Accident

AccidentBethany, Texas — 31-year-old Chanh Vo of Carthage has been hospitalized in critical condition following an early Friday morning accident in Panola County, TX.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the Panola County Sheriff’s Office, Chanh Vo was driving northbound on Highway 79 through Bethany, Texas, when his Honda Accord collided with a southbound 18-wheeler truck. Only preliminary details are available at this time, and a full investigation into the accident needs to be completed before one can determine fault in such an accident.

52-year-old Mitchell Reynolds has been named as the driver of the big rig truck. He was reportedly uninjured in the crash. The 18-wheeler that Mr. Reynolds was driving ruptured its gas tank in the crash and spilled ~200 gallons of diesel fuel. A hazmat crew from Henderson is working to clean it up.