An Early Morning Accident On Friday In The Commerce Area Claims The Life Of One

18 Wheeler off in the ditch after wrecking into a pickup truck

12/14/2019- Hunt County EMS along with Commerce Fire & Wolfe City Fire units responded to a major motor vehicle accident Friday morning on Highway 11 near FM 1563 in the Fairlie area.

Units arrived on scene advising this would be a 18 wheeler VS a vehicle with major damage. First Responders quickly started checking on patients reporting the patient in the pickup truck to be deceased. The driver of the 18 wheeler was transported to a local hospital, with minor injuries.

Texas DPS was called to the scene for an investigation, while Highway 11 was closed for several hours Friday morning. The name of the deceased has not yet been released.

We would like to offer prayers for the families and first responders affected by this accident.