Semi Slams into Vehicle in Midland County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND COUNTY - One driver is lucky to be alive after getting knocked into a drainage ditch full of water.

The accident happened Tuesday morning on FM 1788 off the Interstate.

State troopers say the woman in the car was going down 1788, when a semi tried to turn left and slammed into her.

The impact knocked her car into a water filled ditch.

The truck driver says he didn't see the woman and was ticketed for failure to yield the right of way.

No one was hurt in the accident.