Driver hits 18-wheeler stopped in emergency lane on Katy Freeway
HOUSTON – A pickup truck driver was seriously injured early Wednesday
when he slammed into the back of an 18-wheeler that was stopped in an
emergency lane on the Katy Freeway, police said.
The crash happened near the exit for Antoine around 2:30 a.m., according to officers with the Houston Police Department.
Police said the pickup driver swerved from the outbound mainlanes into the emergency lane for unknown reasons.
He was seriously injured, but police said it could have been much
worse as the passenger side of the pickup took most of the impact.
The 18-wheeler’s driver was not hurt.