5 Family Members on Vacation Killed in Car Crash with 18-Wheeler on Texas Highway

People - 07-21

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Five people, including two children, were killed in a multi-vehicle collision on a Texas highway southwest of Houston. Five were killed and at least seven were injured the tragic accident involving an 18-wheeled semi-trailer, a white passenger van and a Ford F-250 pickup truck, according to the Victoria Advocate.

User from TX: What ever happened a whole family was killed. Prayers to the rest of their family and friends.

Delia Cardenas Valle: I understand the van hit the semi. This made the van driver go out of control and cross the median, hitting the truck head on. At least that is what I've read on several articles.

User from TX: Your headline is misleading. They were killed by a pickup that struck the semi while the pickup was trying to merge. How about getting it right?

Adela Cox: praying for all involved. prayers and condolences goes to the family and friends of the deceased. As a wife of a trucker we see vehicles every day who are occupied with their phone and or other electronics or be distracted period. Always be alert. The texts and calls can wait. The distractions can be avoided. My heart just goes out to all involved

Estrella Estrella: Prayers and my condolences to the family , so tragic accident. May they rest in peace and we have them and the family in our prayers .

Comments

Patsy Ochsner - 5 days ago
tractor trailers should have had there own road they have killed to many
Mike Preece - 12 days ago
an its overloaded ur fault chico
Martin Quinn Martin Joshua - 14 days ago
wow praying
Gordon Walker - 26 days ago
So TRAGIC, As a truck driver I see this daily were cars Basically in a hurry and not paying attention suddenly decide to GET TO THE EXIT from the far left lane and end up causing accidents. Very TRAGIC this Mistake took the lives of a family.
aquanut - 30 days ago
send money
aquanut - 30 days ago
hell of a crash
User from AR - 30 days ago
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Dana Thompson - 30 days ago
prayers for all. such a tragedy.
Kathy Ramirez - 30 days ago
OMG sending prayers to all!πŸ’”πŸ˜‡πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™
Sheila White - 30 days ago
prayers go out to the family may God be with you at this terrible time..πŸ™
Linda Kramer - 30 days ago
prayers to the family's of those who lost their lives,may they rest in peace.
Jim Curran - 30 days ago
prayers for the rest of the family and friends may God be with you all
Kathleen Killen - 30 days ago
Prayers For the Family
Barbara Dickey - 30 days ago
You know, it really doesn't matter, now,innocent people were killed, that's what we have police,,sheriff's, etc, for, to decide who is responsible!!!
Sarita Parker - 30 days ago
The article headline implied it was the 18 wheeler's fault and, in fact, IT WAS NOT. The van hit the 18 wheeler. Bottom line, it is tragic that there was a loss of so many lives.
Melanie McElfatrick - 30 days ago
This is a significant tragedy.What a terrible loss for all those involved. RIP
Cynthia Newman - 30 days ago
amen
Teresa Hickmon - 30 days ago
My condolences goes to the family.people text and calls can wait. please be careful driving
Jennifer Richard - 30 days ago
God Almighty please please help heal this family.. I am so sorry for your loss πŸ‘ΌπŸ‘ΌπŸ‘ΌπŸ’“πŸ’“
firetiger - 07-23
God speed
Danni Burchardi - 07-23
Pay attention to side winds. Once you get beside a semi it will break the wind which could cause you to swerve into it of away from it! Same way once you get past. This is amplified by rain and or snow and ice.
Lori Mendenhall - 07-23
see that's why say no texting th ing driving..no looking TVs on road ugly trucks people traveling pull I'll ng cars need their own lane scarey..
Jensen - 07-23
How horribly Sad!
Amanda Thetford - 07-23
Poorly written. A female, two males and two children, a boy and a girl, traveling in the van were pronounced dead at the scene.That's saying 7 died 5 passengers taken to hospital but there were 10 total. It was 10 total passengers and 5 passed according to all the news reports.
Linda Honeycutt - 07-23
condolences to the family and friends.may the rest of the individuals have a speedy and complete recovery from their injuries
Apostolic Lady - 07-23
Prayers to all involved!!!!! πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»
Jonathan Hager - 07-22
I was an OTR truck driver for a short period. I dont think that many of you four-wheelers realize just how dangerous driving can be. When you're on the road ten hours a day for six days a week, you see a lot of human behavior and you realize how those behaviors can stack the odds against you. Slow down, back off, pay attention. AND DON'T @#$&ING CUT BIG TRUCKS OFF!!!!
User from TX - 07-22
Very good Advice, Adela. Only trouble with that is no pays attention to it. smh
User from TX - 07-22
Hell of a way to collect, if you ask me Michael. Think I'll pass on that payday.
User from TX - 07-22
hell of a way to collect

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