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Texas A&M Football Player Involved in Semi-Truck Accident

July 06, 2019

TEXAS – According to a news report posted online at, a Texas A&M football player was involved in a collision with a semi-truck. Little information about the accident itself has been reported, but the story from Yahoo! Sports indicates that the player was not seriously injured in the wreck.*

The accident occurred in the morning on a highway in Texas. The name of the highway and the location of the incident were not included in the report. According to an account of the incident posted to social media by the football player, he was traveling down a highway at about 65 mph, when a semi-truck attempted to cross the highway in his path. It is not clear why the truck driver started across the highway with traffic oncoming. 

The player reportedly saw the semi-truck and slammed on the brakes, then slid into the back of the semi-truck. The player’s car ended up wedged under the trailer on the rig, with the entire front end of the car becoming lodged. The make and model of the football player’s car were not reported, but a photo from the scene posted to Yahoo!’s website shows it was a silver sedan. 

The report indicates that the football player was not seriously injured in the accident. He is a defensive lineman for Texas A&M and is reportedly a redshirt sophomore. The driver of the semi-truck was not identified, and no information about the truck or trucking carrier was reported. It is not clear if the truck driver was injured, but the report says the truck sustained little damage. 

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