SAN MARCOS, TX – A semi truck ran off Interstate 35 on August 22, in San Marcos, TX and crashed into a Ramada Inn swimming pool. The accident occurred in Hays County in the central part of the state about 31 miles southwest of Austin.
The accident occurred around 12:15 a.m. on August 22 at the Ramada Limited located at 1701 North I-35 in San Marcos. A southbound semi truck, traveling on the I-35 swerved to avoid some road debris, ran off the road to the right. The big rig then crossed a grassy median and the Frontage Rd that runs alongside the Interstate before ricocheting off the hotel sign and landing in the hotel swimming pool.
The truck belonged to Dynamex, Inc., a courier service out of Dallas. The driver, whose name has not been identified, was transported to Central Texas Medical Center in San Marcos. He was reported to have sustained minor injuries.
The incident remains under investigation.
Blog post by Austin truck accident lawyer Gordon, Elias & Seely, LLP