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Nolan County, Texas – September 26, 2012

Michael Creek, 63, was killed Wednesday as the result of an accident on Interstate 20 at approximately 5 a.m. The Texas Department of Public Safety stated that Mr. Creek was driving a 2000 International semi when he came upon an accident that happened ahead of him.

Mr. Creek was unable to stop his truck in time and he continued through the scene of the crash before overturning. He was taken to Rolling Plains Hospital in Sweetwater where he died.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports that more than 500,000 semis and large commercial vehicles were involved in traffic crashes in 2010. Those accidents resulted in injuries to more than 100,000 people and more than 5,000 deaths.

If you were involved in this accident, or a family member to someone involved, and would like an official copy of the police report, you can make a request with this form.

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