Dump Truck Rolls Over on Bowie Street
LIBERTY, October 28, 2016 – Just minutes prior to 3:00 AM on Friday morning an 18-wheel dump truck was traveling west on Grand Ave. and attempted a left turn onto Bowie Street. The truck was traveling too fast and it rolled over onto it’s side in front of John Gilliland’s house at the intersection of Grand and Bowie spilling it’s load of millings.
The truck was hauling millings from the resurfacing project on Main Street that is working at night to avoid traffic during the day.
The driver of the truck was a Hispanic man from Houston.
According to Officer McBride of the City of Liberty Police Department the driver received a citation for Unsafe Speed.
The Liberty Fire Department was on the scene in the early morning to manage fluid spills from the truck and assist with traffic control.
Bowie Street was closed between Webster and Grand during the investigation and clean up of this accident.