One man is dead following a trucking accident in San Antonio on the southwest side of the city on Monday.
According to police, the driver of a Chevy Suburban tried to turn in front of an 18-wheeler that was heading north. Even though the 18-wheeler tried to avoid hitting the Suburban, they nearly collided head-on. The 18-wheeler then rolled onto the side of the highway.
The victim has been identified by the police as 30-year-old Gilberto Beltran. The victim was taken to University Hospital where he later died from the injuries he suffered in the accident.
The driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured in the accident, and, at this time, no criminal charges are expected to be filed against the driver.
According to the National highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):