Semi-Trailer Accident Leaves Behind a Big Mess in Andrews County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ANDREWS COUNTY - Traffic is moving again on Highway 385 after a semi knocks a pick-up right off the road.

The wreck happened around 2:15 Thursday afternoon, about five miles south of Andrews.

According to DPS Troopers, a gray truck pulling a trailer was heading north when it got a flat tire.

The driver turned on his hazard lights, slowed down, and tried to make it into town.

That's when the semi came up behind and slammed into the trailer knocking the trailer, pick-up, and classic truck right off the highway, causing the semi to jackknife on the highway.

No one was hurt.

The driver of the big rig got a ticket for failure to control speed.