Man dies after vehicle crashes into 18-wheeler


McLENNAN COUNTY, Texas – A man is dead after his vehicle crashes into an 18-wheeler.

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers responded to a fatal crash Friday morning on Highway 6. The accident occurred near Del Mar Ranch Road, southeast of Valley Mills.

A Volkswagen passenger car traveling southbound hydroplaned, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle. The Volkswagen crossed into the opposite lane of travel and crashed into an 18-wheeler.

The driver of the Volkswagen was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Freightliner was transported to a Providence hospital in Waco to be treated for a possible injury. Next of kin have not been notified.

Source: Texas Department of Public Safety

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