Tag Archives: Interstate 35

TXDOT Continues Investigation In Fatal Accident on I-35

The Texas Department of Transportation continues their investigation into Thursday's fatal accident on Interstate 35 in Salado. Spokesman Ken Roberts confirmed to KWTX Friday the FM 2428 overpass struck Thursday had been hit twice last week. According to Roberts, auto carrier heading southbound scraped the top of one of the cars it was carrying last Wednesday. Last Thursday, a large truck scraped the top of a crane it was transporting. Neither incident caused any structural damage to the overpass, according to Roberts. According to the Associated Press, regulators say a truck hauling an oversized load did not...
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Semi Truck Accident Closes I-35

An Arlington man died after a semi truck slammed into a Central Texas overpass late Thursday morning, causing a beam to come crashing down onto vehicles and halting traffic on Interstate 35.

The tractor-trailer  hit a beam being used to build the Farm-to-Market Road 2484 bridge across I-35 in Salado, about 40 miles north of Austin. Debris then toppled onto the interstate and was struck by other vehicles, Department of Transportation spokeswoman Becky Ozuna said.

The beam fell onto a pickup truck traveling in the opposite direction, killing 32-year-old Clark Davis, of...

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Semi hauling cattle crashes at Red River Bridge on I-35 northbound

An accident involving two semi tractor-trailers shut down the northbound lanes of Interstate 35 at the Red River Bridge Thursday morning. The road has reopened. The accident happened around 1 a.m. in Cooke County, Texas just before the bridge, but slid onto the bridge in Love County, Okla.  The Semi hauling cattle crashes at Red River. One of the 18-wheelers involved was carrying cattle. Several cattle died in the crash stated The Oklahoma Highway Patrol; others were loose on the roadway. There was very dense fog at the time and the exact cause of...
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