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SAN ANTONIO, TX – A semi truck driver lost control of his big rig when he tried to slow down after he felt his 18-wheeler pulling to the right due to the load of limes in the trailer. It was estimated that there were 40,000 lbs of limes in the semi trailer.

A semi truck crashed at the I-37 interchange with U.S. Highway 90 / I-10 East spilling a load of limes and blocking traffic for hours in San Antonio, TX on October 3, 2013. Photo credit: Transguide.

A semi truck crashed at the I-37 interchange with U.S. Highway 90 / I-10 East spilling a load of limes and blocking traffic for hours in San Antonio, TX on October 3, 2013. Photo credit: Transguide.

The accident occurred about 3:00 a.m. Oct. 3, 2013 when a semi truck on the transition ramp from the northbound I-37 to the westbound U.S. 90 lost control and tipped over.

Map shows location of a semi truck crash where a load of limes was spilled on the transition ramp from the northbound I-37 to the westbound U.S. 90 in San Antonio, TX on October 3, 2013.

Map shows location of a semi truck crash where a load of limes was spilled on the transition ramp from the northbound I-37 to the westbound U.S. 90 in San Antonio, TX on October 3, 2013.

The transition ramp was on a curve. The trucker tried to slow down when he felt the truck pulling to the right due to the load of limes in the trailer. It was estimated that there were 40,000 lbs of limes int he semi trailer.

The transition ramp was closed until about 1:00 p.m. when it was reopend.

No injuries were reported.


Blog post by San Antonio truck accident lawyer Gordon, Elias & Seely, LLP

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