EASTLAND COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – One person was killed and three others seriously injured during a chain-reaction crash on I-20 in Eastland County Wednesday night.
Juan Rene Sanchez-Sorola, 27, of Mexico, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on the westbound lanes of the interstate just east of Eastland around 9:00 p.m.
A press release from the Texas Department of Public Safety says Sanchez-Sorola was driving an 18-wheeler that was struck during a chain-reaction crash involving three other vehicles.
Sanchez-Sorola’s 18-wheeler impacted a pickup truck that ran into another big rig that was rolled over on the highway after hitting a car.
The driver of the other big rig and the pickup truck were transported to the hospital with serious injuries, as well as a passenger in the pickup.
The driver of the car hit by the other big rig sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
Investigators are still working to determine the exact cause of this crash.
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