Man rescued after being pinned under 18-wheeler in pickup truck - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen |

Man rescued after being pinned under 18-wheeler in pickup truck

(Source: Killeen Police Department) (Source: Killeen Police Department)
KILLEEN, TX (KXXV) -

Killeen Police said a man is in the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after being trapped in his pickup underneath an 18-wheeler.

Police said a gold Dodge Ram pickup was partially pinned underneath an 18-wheeler trailer near the area of Willowsprings and Trenton.

The Killeen Fire Department and two wreckers arrived to help free the man.

The preliminary investigation revealed the pickup was traveling northbound in the 1100 block of Willowsprings Rd. when the man failed to stay in a single lane, leaving the roadway on the east side.

He then hit a guide wire for a utility pole, hit a sign for an apartment complex, hit a gas meter and traveled north through a field area, coming to a stop when hitting the stationary 18-wheeler.

The investigation is ongoing.

Copyright 2016 KXXV. All rights reserved.

  • NewsMore>>

  • Saudi women in driver's seat as longstanding ban is lifted

    Saudi women in driver's seat as longstanding ban is lifted

    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:24 AM EDT2018-06-24 08:24:57 GMT
    Monday, June 25 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-06-25 06:26:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). Hessah al-Ajaji drivers her car down the capital's busy Tahlia Street after midnight for the first time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their countr...(AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). Hessah al-Ajaji drivers her car down the capital's busy Tahlia Street after midnight for the first time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their countr...

    Saudi women steered their way through busy streets for the first time just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted.

    More >>

    Saudi women steered their way through busy streets for the first time just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted.

    More >>
  • Prince William on historic Mideast trip, praises Jordan ties

    Prince William on historic Mideast trip, praises Jordan ties

    Sunday, June 24 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-06-24 13:43:58 GMT
    Monday, June 25 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-06-25 06:26:41 GMT
    Britain's Prince William kicks off politically delicate five-day tour of Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories. (Source: CNN)Britain's Prince William kicks off politically delicate five-day tour of Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories. (Source: CNN)

    Britain's Prince William kicks off politically delicate five-day tour of Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories.

    More >>

    Britain's Prince William kicks off politically delicate five-day tour of Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories.

    More >>
  • US prosecutors cancel Stormy Daniels meeting in Cohen probe

    US prosecutors cancel Stormy Daniels meeting in Cohen probe

    Sunday, June 24 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-06-25 01:15:00 GMT
    Monday, June 25 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-06-25 06:25:09 GMT
    Monday's interview with prosecutors from the U.S. attorney's office in Manhattan is in preparation for a possible grand jury appearance as they work to assemble a case against Trump's longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, the person said. (Source: CNN)Monday's interview with prosecutors from the U.S. attorney's office in Manhattan is in preparation for a possible grand jury appearance as they work to assemble a case against Trump's longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, the person said. (Source: CNN)

    Porn actress Stormy Daniels will meet with federal prosecutors in New York who are investigating President Donald Trump's former personal attorney.

    More >>

    Porn actress Stormy Daniels will meet with federal prosecutors in New York who are investigating President Donald Trump's former personal attorney.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly