Rig crashes through fence, into vehicles at local transmission shop

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BELLMEAD, Texas (KWTX) An 18-wheeler veered off northbound Interstate 35 Monday morning in Bellmead, crossed the access road and crashed through a fence, damaging vehicles at a transmission shop.

Seven vehicles were damaged and a storage shed was destroyed, an employee of the shop said.

The accident was reported at around 11 a.m. Monday at Cunningham Brothers Transmissions and Total Auto Care at 2705 Montrose St. in Bellmead

Witnesses said the truck began to swerve, left the highway, crossed the access road, caused some damage to a church property next door and came to rest at the transmission shop.

Paramedics were checking the driver at the scene.

No other injuries were reported.

Bellmead police are investigating.