Two People Transported After Big Rig Accident in Midland County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND COUNTY - Two people were sent to the hospital after a car and 18-wheeler slammed into each other.

The accident happened around 5 p.m. Sunday evening on FM 1788 in Midland County.

D.P.S. officials tell NewsWest 9, the big rig was headed south on FM 1788 and was about to turn eastbound onto Interstate 20.

That's when a small car going northbound collided with the truck.

When emergency crews got to the scene, the driver of the car was lying in the road but officials aren't sure if she was ejected or if she crawled out of the car.

She was taken to Midland Memorial in unknown condition.

A young passenger was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The exact cause of the accident is still under investigation.