Weatherford, TX (April 23, 2019) – On Friday, April 19, the Weatherford Police Department responded to the scene of a collision on Interstate 20.
Upon arriving at the scene, police observed a semi-truck and trailer overturned in both the east and westbound lanes of the interstate. Three additional vehicles were involved in the collision. An investigation of the incident determined that a semi-truck was traveling down the roadway when it failed to stop to traffic stopped or slowed in the roadway.
As a result, the semi-truck rear-ended an SUV, which pushed the SUV into a Passenger Car. The passenger car spun and struck a pickup truck in the roadway.
One occupant of the passenger car, 44-year-old Amy Lopez, was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident. Seven others injured in the collision were transported to area hospitals for medical treatment.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their family at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Amy Lopez. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Semi-Truck Collisions In Texas
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