18-Wheeler Crashed on FM 563
LIBERTY, May 31, 2014 - Shortly before 5:00 PM on Saturday an 18-wheeler vacuum truck rolled over on FM 563 near CR 142 south of Liberty.
According to Officer Rolando Aguilar of the City of Liberty Police Department a vehicle pulled out from CR 142 heading south and almost immediately slowed to make a left turn into a private drive . The 18-wheeler heading south behind the turning vehicle took evasive action to avoid a collision and rolled over in the ditch.
The City of Liberty Fire Department responded to manage fluid spills from the wrecked truck.
FM 563 was closed to traffic for a considerable time during the investigation and clean up of the accident.
A heavy duty wrecker from Cleveland was summoned to upright the truck and trailer.
The truck was operated by Superior Vacuum.