Traffic Crash near Triangle Road Claimed the Life of 17-Year-Old Driver

SALADO, TX (September 7, 2023) – Wednesday morning, a three-vehicle crash on FM 2843 near Triangle Road left a 17-year-old teen dead.

The deadly crash happened at around 7:30 a.m. on FM 2843, near Triangle Road.

According to reports, the teen was driving a 2014 Nissan 370Z west on FM-2843 when he passed another motorist in a no-passing zone. The Nissan collided with a Killeen-bound 2018 Honda Odyssey van carrying two parents and two children. The impact of the collision caused the Nissan to veer into the path of a Freightliner semi-truck.

Emergency crews were dispatched to the site of the collision shortly after. There, medics pronounced the Nissan driver dead at the scene.

There were no other injuries reported as a result of the three-vehicle crash on FM 2843.

Officials are investigating whether drugs and alcohol contributed to the fatal traffic crash.


The team at Sweet James sends their sincere sympathies to the family and friends of the victim. May the memories of your loved one give you strength and comfort in the difficult days ahead.


Losing a loved one in a head-on collision can come with a heavy burden. Do not settle for the circumstances that come from someone’s negligence. Turn to the qualified and determined wrongful death attorneys at Sweet James. They can help you find justice for the one you have lost. They have the resources, experience, and staff to successfully fight for you in court. Call their office at 1-800-900-0000 to know more about how they can help you. Need help after hours? You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat.

For more accident news, click here. The original source can be found here.

Advertising disclosure: We may receive compensation for some of the links in our stories. Thank you for supporting LA Weekly and our advertisers.