Tractor Trailer Crash Kills One in Amarillo, TX

A man driving an SUV was killed on Saturday, March 17, when his vehicle collided with a tractor trailer in Amarillo, Texas. According to the Amarillo Globe-News, the SUV turned right onto St. Francis Avenue from Morning Drive when it drifted into the westbound lanes and into the path of an oncoming tractor trailer. The driver of the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene; the driver of the tractor trailer was not injured in the crash.

TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to, California ranks No. 1 among states for truck accidents. Texas, Florida, Georgia and Pennsylvania round out the top five.

(Photo credit: Roberto Rodriguez / Amarillo Globe-News)

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