Police respond after 18-wheeler crashes into 7 cars in auto shop parking lot

Posted at 11:37 AM, Sep 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-11 13:13:51-04

The Texas Department of Public Safety and the Bellmead Police Department said they are responding to an 18-wheeler accident off the I-35 northbound access road in the Bellmead area. The accident happened near Brehens Circle.

The 18-wheeler crashed into vehicles in the parking lot of Cunningham and Brothers Transmissions and Total Auto Care.

Police said the 18-wheeler got off the road, went through the parking lot of Connect Church and hit parked vehicles and signage at the auto shop. The 18-wheeler hit a pole at the church and a small shed with transmissions inside. 

Police believe the 18-wheeler hit 7 cars at the auto shop.

The Bellmead Police Department will be investigating the incident. They are working to determine whether the driver of the semi truck was on the interstate or the access road before the crash happened. 

Police said the driver was alert and talking after the accident.

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