Boy Killed in 18 Wheeler Accident

A San Antonio 18 wheeler accident on Highway 281 involving a tractor trailer that was experiencing mechanical problems and a passenger SUV claimed the life of a young boy riding in the SUV on Monday morning, officials said.

Authorities identified the boy, who passed away as a resul of injuries he endured in the San Antonio 18 wheeler accident as 7-year-old Justin Kalak. Kalak was pronounced dead at the scene of the semi-truck crash.

A young girl was also a passenger in the 18 wheeler accident on 281. She was identified as 5-year-old Julianne Kalak. She was transported via EMS for the treatment of her injuries.

According to reports, the 18 wheeler truck was attempting to pull to the side of Highway 281 after experiencing mechanical problems. The semi-truck was not pulled off the roadway completely, which caused the SUV to clip the rear of the tractor trailer, KSAT reported.

The driver of the SUV, who police noted was in his 40’s, was transported to a San Antonio hospital with serious injuries resulting from the 18 wheeler accident in San Antonio.

A young girl, who was also in the SUV, was transported to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Emergency and clean-up crews were still cleaning the highway as late as lunch, following the fatal 18 wheeler crash in San Antonio.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of those involved in this tragic crash.

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