LA PORTE TANKER TRUCK ACCIDENTJune 18, 2013
LA PORTE TANKER TRUCK ACCIDENT – On June 18, 2013, sources say a tanker truck fell off a highway ramp in La Porte and crashed twenty-five feet to the ground. According to an eyewitness, the wreckage looked bad, with no wheels on the truck or the trailer.
Reportedly traffic was tied up for several hours while crews cleaned up at the scene. According to reports, the two men who were in the truck were taken to the hospital by life flight, with one being in critical condition.
Officials say there was no word on what caused the accident, but that the driver was a trainee being instructed by the passenger, a veteran trucker.
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