Big Rig Takes Out Utility Pole on the Bluff Mondayal Grant

An 18-wheeler crashed into utility pole on the Bluff south of La Grange early Monday morning, Aug. 7.

According to an accident report by Texas Highway Patrol Trooper Mario Garza, the rig was driven by Carlos E. Mayea, 38, of Miami, Florida. Mayea was wearing a seat belt and was not injured.

The wreck happened around 5:35 a.m. Garza said Mayea was heading north at an unsafe speed on US 77 in a 2010 Grey International truck pulling a box trailer. As the rig began down the Bluff, Mayea lost control of the truck in the first curve. The truck slid across the southbound lane into a grassy area on the west side of the roadway and hit a City of La Grange utility pole.


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127 S. Washington St.
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