Details of the Aquilla Trucking Accident
The crash occurred between 52-year-old Mickey Lynn Burney of Whitney, who was driving the pickup truck, and 29-year-old Dexter Thomas Deel of Euless, who was driving the tractor-trailer.
The accident occurred January 16 at 8:15 a.m on FM 1304 when Burney’s 2002 Ford Ranger pickup truck drifted into oncoming traffic while navigating a curve. The Ranger crashed head-on into Deel’s 2016 Volvo tractor-trailer, according to Sargent D.L. Wilson from the Department of Public Safety.
Trucking Accident Statistics
The following information was provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):