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A man who died near downtown when he jumped from the cab of his moving 18-wheeler was apparently trying to stage a wreck early Tuesday morning to collect from his insurance company, Houston police said.

The man died when he slammed onto the pavement in the 4200 block of the northbound Eastex Freeway feeder road near Cavalcade about 2 a.m., police said.

The victim, whose name has not been released, had head injuries. No other injuries were reported. Police said the man's business partner told investigators the trucker was staging an accident to file a fraudulent claim with his insurance company.

The business partner said he was following the truck in a sport utility vehicle when the driver jumped through the door of the big rig just as the truck it hit the curb. He hit his head and later died.

The man said the trucker was attempting to intentionally drive the white Volvo truck into a freeway column on the feeder road beneath the 610 North Loop.

The truck was traveling at about 50 mph, police said. The driver was alone in the cab and was not pulling a trailer.

The witness said he stopped his SUV, ran after the truck as it slowly rolled on the street, climbed inside and put on the air brake to stop it.

From Chron

Fuel Truck Accident

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HOUSTON, Texas - Police say that an overturned tanker truck carrying fuel was one of ten vehicles involved along the 610 South Loop in southwest Houston.

The accident took place after 11 a.m. Wednesday on the South Loop near the State Highway 288 exit. The South Loop was closed to traffic following the accident and causing major delays on the freeway.

Two people involved in the accident were taken to a hospital.

From My Fox Houston

Texas Truck Accident Lawyers

Truck Accident in Texas

Criminal charges probably aren't going to be pursued against a delivery truck driver who reportedly killed a man along a northwest side roadway Tuesday morning. San Antonio police believe the whole incident was a tragic accident.

According to police, Brandon Ehlert was the victim of a one vehicle accident at Loop 1604 W and Lockhill Selma Road after 2 a.m. He reportedly hit a wall in the vehicle he was driving. Investigators said no one else was in the car with the 30-year-old. Ehlert was still alive.

Police said a witness stopped to check on the accident scene. That person reportedly suggested the accident victim turn on emergency lights for safety reasons. But investigators said Ehlert did not get a chance to execute the advice. They said a Nabisco delivery truck ran into his vehicle. The good Samaritan escaped the collision.

Emergency crews rushed to the scene to free Ehlert who was now pinned under the truck. It took San Antonio fire fighters an hour or so to remove him from the wreckage. He was pronounced dead at the scene just before 4 a.m. The accident shut down both sides of Loop 1604 for hours. Both sides were reopened before 6:30 a.m.

Police said the delivery truck driver did not see the vehicle due to lack of lighting. That driver sustained minor injuries.

From KENS