Texas sheriff’s deputy taken to hospital after 18-wheeler hits icy road
TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — A sheriff’s deputy was taken to a hospital after an 18-wheeler crashed in southeastern Travis County Tuesday morning, the Texas Department of Public Safety told KXAN.
DPS said the collision occurred at Block 3900 of Route 130 near Pierce Lane. The agent was removed from the vehicle and taken to a hospital in Austin.
It is unknown whether a lieutenant was on duty at the time of the crash. DPS is investigating the crash.
Dangerous Driving Conditions in Central Texas
Law enforcement agencies Responded to a crash in central Texas caused by icy roads.
The Austin Police Department said it responded to 32 crashes beginning around 5:40 a.m. Tuesday.
APD said it responded to several crashes late Monday night through Tuesday morning.
winter storm warning Central Texas extended until 6 a.m. Thursday. KXAN’s First Warning Weather team predicts temperatures will be near freezing all day Tuesday, sticking to anything that falls. More rain is expected on Wednesday.
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