Driver Injured After Colliding With Big Rig in Martin County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MARTIN COUNTY - A driver is recovering from serious injuries after colliding with a big rig on Wednesday morning.

The accident happened on County Road 1829 and Highway 176, a little after 6 a.m.

According to Martin County authorities, a Dodge Neon ran a stop sign and collided with a 18 wheeler that was hauling pipes.

The car was crushed under the 18 wheeler.

The driver was airlifted to Medical Center Hospital.

Authorities believe the victim could be a Midland resident but they have not confirmed it.