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Galveston Garbage Truck Accident Kills Three

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A Monday morning garbage truck accident killed three people in Galveston County. The three victims were all riding in the garbage truck at the time of the accident.

The accident happened shortly before before 10 a.m. on the northbound feeder road of Interstate 45 at F.M. 1764 when the driver lost control, causing the truck to flip over before hitting a concrete pillar.

The victims were all killed immediately on impact. The cause of the accident is unknown and the Texas Department of Public Safety are continuing to investigate. Speed may have been a factor in the accident.

If you would like to learn more about trucking accidents, please visit InjuryBoard’s Trucking Accident information page.