18-Wheeler Accident Injures One

By: Meredith Stancik
By: Meredith Stancik

A Humble man was injured early Monday morning when the 18-wheeler he was driving overturned on Highway 6.

According to the Department of Public Safety around 3:45 a.m. 59-year-old Rudolf Rodriguez was driving a Kroger semi truck on Highway 6 near Highway 159 when he misjudged an exit and turned too sharply.

DPS says the semi overturned, but Rodriguez was able to climb out of the cab.

He was taken to the College Station Medical Center where he was listed in stable condition Monday afternoon.

Crews were unable to clean up the accident until around 4 p.m. Monday afternoon.

The frozen food the truck was hauling had to be thrown away.


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