Man dies after crashing into big rig in Galena Park

HOUSTON – Houston Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred early Tuesday morning in Galena Park.

According to police, the driver of a Chevrolet Trailblazer slammed into the side of an 18-wheeler tanker truck before 5 a.m. The incident happened in the 12500 block of Clinton Drive near Federal Road.

Police say the driver of the tanker was leaving the driveway of a business and turned west onto Clinton. The driver of the truck allegedly failed to yield the right-of-way as he left a stop sign and was struck by the SUV.

The driver of the Chevrolet died at the scene. The driver of the 18-wheeler stayed at the scene to speak with police.
 
No charges have been filed at this time, as the investigation is continuing.


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