Freak Accident Injures Couple on I-20

Joseph Grant

Sweetwater Fire Department were called out to an accident on Monday morning on the outskirts of Nolan and Mitchell counties. A man and woman were driving through Texas to New Mexico and were injured during a freak accident. Road conditions were dry and the weather was clear and sunny. The man and woman were not indentified.
As a truck driver drove down I-20, a tire from the rear of his 18-wheeler snapped off of the rig, along with the rim and a brake drum and slammed into the car in which the man and woman were in. Scurry, Sweetwater and Mitchell County EMS responded to the scene.
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