Yellow cab crashes into big rig on Eastex Freeway killing two female passengers

This yellow cab rear-ended a big rig on the Eastex Freeway July 15 2011 killing two passengers

Channel 13 Eyewitness News is reporting a deadly crash on the Eastex Freeway near Laura Koppe. A Yellow Cab minivan crashed into the rear of a big rig tanker truck when, according to witnesses, the yellow cab driver was traveling at a high rate of speed and weaving in and out of traffic. Two elderly women were riding as passengers in the taxi – one was pronounced dead at the scene, the other passenger was transported to the hospital and died there. The taxi driver’s condition wasn’t reported, but police say if he survives he will face a charge of criminally negligent homicide.

2 People Dead in Crash on Eastex Freeway: