At 12:48am this morning, an accident in the 2700 block of Eastex Freeway resulted in an unfortunate fatality.


The driver of a tan Nissan Sentra lost control of his vehicle and consequently crashed into the dividing barricade. The impact of the crash spun the Sentra around, causing the vehicle to come to a rest facing on-coming traffic. Drivers of other vehicles observed the wreck and stopped to help. As they were assisting the driver with picking up various¬†scattered pieces of his vehicle, the driver re-entered his Sentra. Moments later, an 18-wheeler traveling in the same lane was unable to stop in time, and slammed into the Sentra with the driver still inside. As a result of the 18-wheeler’s contact with Sentra, the driver of the Sentra was killed. The name of the driver of the Sentra will remain undisclosed, until his next-of-kin is notifed.