Tractor Trailer and Boat Catches Fire on Beltway 8 South

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

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