Some residents of Austin, Texas, likely have witnessed the devastating outcome of accidents caused by heavy vehicles. In some cases, truck drivers do not follow the rules of the road and consequently cause fatal accidents. Take for example a recent pickup truck accident here in Austin.
Local police say that officers spotted a pickup driving with its headlights off, which they also believed to be a stolen vehicle. Police started following the vehicle, but the truck reportedly continued driving, went through a number of stop signs, lost control and eventually slammed into a tree. The driver of the truck died on the scene.