Semi-Truck Jackknifed on Northbound I-59

Just after 4 p.m. Thursday a 51-year-old semi-truck driver lost control and crashed. It happened just before the Hanselman Road. exit in the northbound I-59 lane. The truck jackknifed after a tire blew out. The truck was not carrying a load.

A witness behind the semi-truck reported seeing the front right tire blow out right before it crashed into the median.

Victoria Police said the driver was from Beaumont and was taken to the hospital just as a precaution. He’s expected to be okay.