One Injured in Tractor-Trailer Accident on Highway 380 in Garza County
Where: The accident occurred on Highway 380 in Garza County, Texas.
What Happened: A tractor-trailer allegedly struck a pickup truck that had slowed for a turn.
- Driver of Toyota Tacoma
- Donnie Eaton, driver of tractor-trailer
- Driver of Toyota Tacoma, 56, injured
On or about November 23rd, 2020, around 2:55 in the afternoon, an accident between a pickup truck and an 18-wheeler sent one man to the hospital. Department of Public Safety Troopers said the accident happened along Highway 380 in Garza County, Texas.
Texas DPS Troopers said an unidentified 56-year-old man was injured when a tractor-trailer allegedly struck his pickup truck when he slowed to turn onto a private ranch road. Officers identified the driver of the tractor-trailer as Donnie Eaton, who may have been injured, but police did not clarify. The driver of the pickup truck was taken to the hospital with unspecified injuries.
Garza County is located about 48 miles southeast of Lubbock, according to Google Maps.
Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement investigated the incident.