Houston, TX (July 10, 2019) – An 18-wheeler struck a car causing a SUV to tumble down the highway.
The truck accident happened Tuesday afternoon in the eastbound lanes of U.S. 290 near Antoine Drive.
The driver of an 18-wheeler attempted to switch lanes colliding into a black Ford Focus.
The driver of the Focus lost control of the steering wheel and crashed into a SUV that rolled over several times across multiple lanes.
The two people in the SUV were taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the Ford Focus was not injured.
According to authorities the driver of the 18-wheeler did not see the Focus because the driver was in his blind spot. The truck driver received a citation for unsafely changing lanes, which is a Class C misdemeanor.
Police reports will be made available in ten days.
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Source: Click 2 Houston