Two bodies in truck pulled from Trinity River in Fort Worth after it crashed off bridge
A truck traveling on North University Drive in Fort Worth crashed into a concrete barrier and plunged into the Trinity river.
Firefighters with a help of other drivers spent hours to drag the vehicle from the water and save the driver. One of the first witnesses, who saw the truck going over the bridge went into the cold water and tried to help, but couldn’t find the victims.
Fire crews arrived to find a civilian in the water attempting to find a vehicle that left the roadway and landed in the Trinity River. FWFD Dive team located the vehicle and with the assistance of a heavy duty tow… https://t.co/dIklrVBx19— Fort Worth Fire Department (@FortWorthFire) January 17, 2020
First the Fire Department divers were used to determine the truck was submerged in about 10 feet of water. Eventually the heavy-duty tow truck was brought to the scene to pull the truck from the water and lift onto the ground. The bodies of two adult males? 22-year-old Raul Torres Reyna and 23-year-old Raymundo Luna, were found inside the truck.
Police say the investigators are still looking for an answer if the cause of the crash was the wet weather.
The person, who first tried to save the victims was then treated at the scene for hypothermia.