Semi-trailer truck carrying wind turbine equipment flips on State Highway 44; One in hospital

Meagan Falcon Caller
Halo Flight transports a man to Corpus Christi after a crash involving an 18-wheeler and wind turbine outside of Alice on Saturday, Oct 3. 2020.

A semi-tractor-trailer truck carrying wind turbine equipment rolled over on Texas State Highway 44 sending one to the hospital Saturday.

Sgt. Nathan Brandley, a spokesman for the Texas Dept. of Public Safety, said the wreck occurred at approximately 8 a.m. Saturday near State Highway 359 and State Highway 44 eastbound outside of Alice city limits.

The driver of the semi-tractor-trailer truck was rescued from the vehicle and Halo-flighted to a hospital in Corpus Christi. The driver had non-life threatening injuries, Brandley said.

The cause of the crash is unknown and is under DPS investigation, he said.

First responders work on removing the driver of a semi-truck that rolled over on Saturday, Oct. 3.