I-40 bridge will be closed for months after major 18-wheeler crash.
The driver of semi tractor-trailer truck that was traveling eastbound on Interstate-40 has died after the vehicle left the highway, crashed through a guard rail and plummeted to the ground between the eastbound and westbound lanes, Sgt. Cindy Barkley of the Texas Department of Safety has confirmed.
Arnold Delarosa, 48, of Mission, Texas, has been identified as the driver. DPS released his name Monday afternoon after notifying his family.
The truck crashed down onto Farm to Market 2381 shortly after 9:30 a.m. where it struck several of the cement pillars that support the overhead lanes of I-40 and burst into flames.
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