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Driver Films 18-Wheeler Pushing Car Down Texas Freeway

According to to reports, a man captured some disturbing video on Monday showing an 18-wheeler pushing a passenger car nearly a mile down the roadway.

Details of the 18-Wheeler Video

Adrian Lopez recently shared three videos on his Facebook page, which show a big rig pushing a Mercedes Benz sideways down I-25 North in San Antonio.

In the video, the viewer can hear the screeching of tires on the Mercedes, leaving skidmarks behind on the road. According to Lopez, the Mercedes was pushed down the freeway for nearly a mile.

Lopez’s three video posts have reached approximately 600,000 views as of Monday afternoon.

Driving Safety Tips

Over 3,000 traffic fatalities are recorded by the State of Texas annually. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) urges drivers to consider the following safe driving practices:

  • Be courteous to other drivers on the road
  • Wear a seatbelt at all times in a moving vehicle
  • Focus only on the road — never use a cell phone while driving
  • Pay attention to weather conditions and slow down when necessary
  • Always stop for stop signs and red lights
  • Pass carefully, only in areas where it is legal and safe
  • Never drive under the influence of alcohol or other drugs, including medications that cause drowsiness
  • Slow down or move over for flashing lights; a law enforcement vehicle, emergency vehicle, tow truck or TxDOT vehicle that may be stopped along the side of the road

Contact an Experienced Commercial Trucking Accident Attorney

If you or a loved one have suffered a serious injury after being involved in an 18-wheeler accident, contact Thomas J. Henry immediately. Our experienced commercial trucking injury attorneys are available to respond to semi-truck accidents at any hour, day or night. Our lawyers understand that the immediate acquisition of evidence is paramount to understanding how the accident occurred. We will take immediate action on your case.

Our firm has offices in Corpus Christi, San Antonio, Austin, and Houston, serving clients across Texas and nationwide. Remember, your choice does matter. Contact us today for a free legal consultation. Attorneys are available 24/7, nights and weekends.


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