• A Nissan Maxima struck an 18-wheeler Tuesday morning on Highway 199 near Slusher Road. There were no injuries.

Car versus 18-wheeler wreck results in no injuries

A car versus 18-wheeler wreck occurred Tuesday morning shortly after 9. 

Both vehicles were traveling northwest on Highway 199 just south of Slusher Road.

A silver 2008 Nissan Maxima was in the lefthand lane trying to pass the 18-wheeler. According to Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Megan Hart, the driver of the car, Jose Taberes-Ochoa, 20, of Phoenix, Arizona, traveling from Weatherford, braked to merge and lost control of the vehicle.

The car struck the tractor truck with its front passenger side and the truck pulled the car sideways further damaging its front end.

The driver of the 18-wheeler was Calvin Edward Young, 54, of Corsicana, was traveling from Ennis.

Both drivers were checked on scene by Faith Community EMS paramedics and no transport was made.

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