Two people were killed by an 18-wheeler in Royse City, Texas, on August 7, 2023. According to reports, the 18-wheeler was traveling westbound on I-30 when it suddenly crossed the median into the eastbound lanes of traffic. The 18-wheeler crashed into three passenger vehicles, causing one of the vehicles to become fully engulfed in flames.
In a news release, the Royse City Police Department confirmed two fatalities in the passenger vehicle that caught fire. They have not been identified.
According to the latest statistics by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2021, Texas led the country with the highest number of fatal traffic crashes involving large trucks at 832. In 2021, Texas also had the highest number of people killed in traffic crashes involving large trucks, at 806, followed by 437 in California.
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