Preliminary reports suggest the 18-wheeler was stopped at a red light when an SUV traveling at a high rate of speed crashed into the back of the semi. The female driver of the SUV was transported to University Medical Center Brackenridge where she later died.
There were on other occupants in the SUV, and the driver of the 18-wheeler was uninjured. The accident remains under investigation.
The following information was provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):