Tire Blowout Sends Truck Driver To His Untimely End
Montgomery County, Tennessee – A truck driver lost his life after a tire blowout sent him off of Interstate 24 in Montgomery County on Monday.
According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Ken Gonzalez of Laredo, Texas, was killed in the single-vehicle crash at approximately 3:30 p.m.
Investigators said the crash happened in the left westbound lane near mile marker 13 when Gonzalez’s semi, which was hauling automotive parts, blew a front left tire.
Gonzalez lost control of the tractor-trailer and drove off of the left side of the roadway.
The rig came to a stop facing west in the wood line along the interstate according to officials.
No additional information has been released at this time.