Semi truck crashes into car on Hwy 6 at OSR

ROBERTSON COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX) – Lanes are back open after a two vehicle accident forced Robertson County officials to shutdown the southbound lanes of Highway 6 at OSR.
The crash happened just after 3 a.m. on Monday morning at the Highway 6 and OSR intersection. According to the Hearne Fire Department, the driver of a sedan traveling south on Highway 6 struck a cow that was on the road and pulled off to the side of the highway to wait for officials. While the driver was stopped, an 18-wheeler also hit the cow, then lost control and struck the vehicle, pushing it into the ditch along the highway. The semi-truck also left the roadway, finally coming to a stop in front of the Texas Equine Hospital. The vehicle suffered major back-end damage. The extent of the driver’s injuries is unknown at this time. According to the company that owns the 18-wheeler, the driver was taken to the hospital for evaluation but is expected to be okay. All southbound lanes on Highway 6 were reopened around 5:30 a.m.