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Distracted Truck Driver Causes Accident, Deaths of 2 Children

Two children, aged 2 and 5, were killed and two more severely injured in a Texas truck accident caused in part by a distracted truck driver. The truck driver lost control while reaching for a cigarette, causing the 18-wheeler loaded with frozen chickens to flip. Moments later, a car carrying six passengers crashed into the overturned truck. A two-year-old and a five-year-old died at the scene and a one-year-old and fourteen-year-old were airlifted to an Austin, Texas hospital with serious injuries.

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