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HOUSTON, TX – An 18 wheeler crashed into a wrecker on Highway 90 in East Harris County sending three people to the hospital.

Map of 18 wheeler accident with 2 wreckers on Highway 90 in East Harris County

The truck accident occurred on Saturday, May 21, around 2:30 a.m where two wreckers were stopped behind a Chevy with a flat tire on Highway 90 near Miller Road. reports:

Authorities said one tow truck driver was out helping two women in the car change the tire when an 18-wheeler traveling eastbound veered right and crashed into the back of one of the wreckers.

Deputies said the wrecker then smashed into the back of the other tow truck, striking the wrecker driver who was on the freeway. The car with the flat tire was sent down a grassy hill and across the nearby feeder road. A female passenger was still in the car when it was struck, authorities said. She and the first wrecker driver were airlifted to the hospital in serious condition.

Authorities said the other wrecker driver was in the vehicle when it was hit. She sustained minor injuries and was taken by ground to the hospital to be checked out.


Houston, with a population of approximately 2.3 million, has a large amount of vehicle collisions which include big rig truck accidents. Approximately 5,000 people die as a result of truck accidents in the United States each year.

Nearby Houston cities with a high incident of truck accidents include Beaumont, Baytown, Clear Lake, Pasadena and Sugarland.

Gordon Elias & Seely, LLP recommend that if you know anyone who has been injured or killed as the result of a commercial truck accident involving a semi truck, 18 wheeler, big rig, tractor trailer or bus, tell them to immediately contact a qualified truck accident lawyer for advice. Often times the truck company and the truck driver will be from other states other than where the accident occurred. Truck accident attorneys often times have relationships with other experienced truck accident attorneys licensed in other states. Gordon, Elias & Seely LLP are licensed in Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana and Washington, DC and have informal relationships with other truck accident lawyers. For more information call 800.773.6770.

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