Semi Truck Hangs Off Lubbock Overpass - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

7/8/04

Semi Truck Hangs Off Lubbock Overpass

A truck driver is lucky to be alive after an extraordinary accident in North Lubbock Thursday morning.

The accident happened at Avenue Q and the Clovis Highway. When emergency crews arrived, they found an 18-wheeler hanging off the overpass. A large portion of the guard rail and a light pole were also damaged.

According to investigators, 36-year-old Javier Barrera lost control of the big rig after a tire blew out. Fortunately, he suffered only minor injuries.

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