Four Injured in Tractor-Trailer Accident on Highway 287 in Amarillo
Where: The accident occurred at the intersection of Highway 287 and Jack Rabbit Road in Amarillo, Texas.
What Happened: A pickup truck was allegedly broadsided by a tractor-trailer at the intersection.
- Driver of pickup truck
- Driver of tractor-trailer
- Four people, vehicle unknown, injured
On or about Thursday, December 17th, 2020, in the early morning hours, an accident between a tractor-trailer and a pickup truck sent four people to the hospital. Troopers from the Texas Department of Public Safety said the accident happened at the intersection of Jack Rabbit Road and Highway 287 in Amarillo, Texas.
Police said four people were injured when a pickup truck was allegedly struck broadside by an 18-wheeler. Officers said the pickup truck was northbound on Jack Rabbit Road when it was hit by a tractor-trailer that was eastbound on Highway 287. Emergency responders transported four people to the hospital with unspecified injuries.
Authorities did not specify which vehicle or vehicles the four people were in at the time of the crash.
Texas DPS closed the lanes of Highway 287 in order to tend to the scene of the accident.
Multiple agencies responded to assist in the investigation.
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