Department of Public Safety Trooper Bryan Washko and deputies with the Somervell County Sheriff’s Department were called to an accident involving two 18-wheelers Saturday, March 29.
According to DPS reports, the accident, which occurred less than a half-mile north of CR 302 on Texas Hwy. 144, was reported just before midnight on Friday.
Trooper Washko reported that a Peterbilt truck hauling a tanker trailer, driven by Branden Johnson, of Fort Worth, crossed the center line and struck a Mack truck and trailer. The collision caused the Peterbilt truck to travel across the northbound lane and strike a tree, jackknifing the truck near the ditch.
As of press time, more details were not available but it was reported that Johnson sustained minor injuries in the accident.