Critics of how a certain behemoth of e-commerce pushes its contractors beyond their limits are eating high on the hawg this morning.
Was this driver pushed into unsafe driving to make appointments?
At around 4 a.m, police were informed that a tractor-trailer had hydroplaned through a barricade and down an embankment.
The truck and its dry van trailer scrubbed against an oak tree, ripping the trailer open “like a sardine can,” according to a KSAT reporter. Cleanup teams were onsite at daylight, using equipment to move the packages, soaked from the rainfall.
The truck was traveling southbound on Interstate 35 near the AT&T Center Parkway and Engleman Road. The driver is not injured and is cooperating with law enforcement investigators.
The unnamed driver told police he was on his way to a local Amazon Hub to deliver when the incident occurred.
Take this as a lesson on how you should drive in unusual weather conditions. Wet roads, oil build up,
Questions always rise when drivers contracted to massive corporations get involved in incidents. The recent protests and picketing by drivers is bringing these issues to the forefront.