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18 Wheeler accident causes one person to be transported to San Antonio for various injuries

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The Texas Department of Public Safety, Maverick County Sheriff and Eagle Pass Fire Departments responded to a 18 wheeler rollover in the area of Old Uvalde Road (FM 481) at around 8 am February 8, 2018.

Maverick County Sheriff Tom Schmerber reported that the tanker truck was carrying water and overturned ending up on the side of the road.

Schmerber identified the driver as 40 years old, Alexander Zamarripa, from San Antonio, Texas.

Zamaripa suffered multiple injuries during the rollover accident and had to be transported to a San Antonio hospital for further evaluation and treatment.

An Air Evacuation helicopter was summoned to the accident scene. The Helicopter landed in the middle of the road, extracted and transported Zamaripa to San Antonio.

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