One individual is dead after an 18-wheeler travelled off a U.S. 75 overpass in Allen, Texas, on Tuesday mid-day, police stated.
The crash happened close to the intersection of 75 and Stacy Road.
Police in Allen stated it made an appearance the semi-truck was going northbound on the road if this collided with another vehicle, delivering the 18-wheeler from the overpass.
Dash camera video from the witness shows the semi-truck sounding the overpass, overturning to the road after which bursting into flames.
Police stated the motive force from the semi-truck died. Their identity hasn’t yet been released.
Letters and packages spilled out to the roadway following the crash. Some had United states postal service markings in it. A United states postal service worker might be seen in the scene taking photos and making telephone calls however the agency has yet to verify when the truck is associated with them or maybe the motive force is definitely an worker.
The motive force from the other vehicle involved wasn’t hurt and it was seen cooperating with police.
Traffic might be seen supported for miles going northbound on 75 through Allen.
“Our ideas and greatest condolences are using the victim’s family and buddies because they cope with their loss,” police stated in statement.
The Town of Allen stated to anticipate delays everywhere through all of those other mid-day and evening at 75 and Stacy Road. The east service road from Cabela’s Drive to Stacy Road is going to be shut lower.
The Texas Dot stated crews are in the scene investigating the crash.
Information asking anybody who observed the incident to police at 214-509-4288 because the analysis continues.