70-year-old man killed, after his pickup collides with a tractor-trailer on a I-10 exit ramp in Houston.

Modified Date: 
Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:29am
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Pickup driver killed in big-rig wreck on East Freeway.

A 70-year-old man died Wednesday morning when his pickup collided with a big rig on Interstate 10 east of downtown.

A 70-year-old man died Wednesday morning when his pickup collided with a big rig on Interstate 10 east of downtown.

The crash occurred about 5 a.m. on the inbound East Freeway near Lockwood, according to the Houston Police Department.

Police said the man was driving a black Chevrolet pickup southbound in the 1500 block of Sakowitz when he crashed through a barrier and landed on the Lockwood exit ramp from the East Freeway. A big rig was traveling on the ramp and collided with the pickup.

The pickup driver, whose name has not been released, died at the scene.

People Involved: 
Roadway: 
I-10

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