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18-Wheeler Driver Killed in El Paso Accident

Jonathan Hernandez7 months ago

One person was killed in an accident that happened in El Paso.

Detail about the Fatal Arkansas Accident

KFOXTV News is reporting that the man who was driving a tractor-trailer that crashed on Monday morning has been identified by the authorities.

According to police, 60-year-old Billy Arthur Henry, from Cherry Valley, Arkansas, was killed at the scene of the accident that happened on Monday morning. As a result of the accident, Interstate 10 was closed for most of the day in both directions for the cleanup of the wreckage and the investigation.

The El Paso Police Department has stated that Henry, who was driving a 2012 Freightliner at the time of the accident, veered off the westbound lanes of the Interstate. Henry then crashed into the center median of the roadway, police have indicated that there were no other vehicles that were involved in the accident.

Police say that an investigation into the accident remains ongoing at this time.

Important Information about Large Truck Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are thousands of wrongful deaths of people involved in accidents with large trucks every year in the United States:

  • In 2013, there were a total of 3,964 people who were killed in accidents involving large trucks.
  • 17 percent of people killed in large truck accidents in 2013 were the occupants of large trucks at the time of the accident.
  • There were about 95,000 people who were non-fatally injured in large truck accidents in the United States in 2013.

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