• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: May 2019

Tractor-Trailer-and-Boat-Catches-Fire-on-Beltway-8-SouthHouston, TX (May 6, 2019) – The driver of an 18-wheeler caused a major crash shutting down Beltway 8 South.

The truck accident happened around 9:00 a.m. on Beltway 8 South near Highway 288. The tractor-trailer was hauling a boat traveling eastbound on the Beltway.

The driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into the wall barrier causing the rig and the boat to catch fire.

A nearby Nissan SUV was damaged by the flames.

There were no injuries in this accident.

All eastbound main lanes of the Beltway 8 were closed as crews worked to clean up hazardous materials that leaked during the crash.

If you or a loved one were involved in a car accident, it is important to contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.

Source: Houston Chronicle

About the Author

Hank Stout co-founded Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm, to protect and pursue the rights of people who were harmed by the carelessness of others. Mr. Stout is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been actively trying cases for over fifteen years. In recognition of his accomplishments and results, he has been selected by Thompson Reuters as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas) and has been selected as Lead Counsel. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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