Commercial vehicle suspension spring hits vehicle, kills driver on 75 in Plano

The Plano Police Department is investigating a major accident with fatality that occurred yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon around 2:15PM in the northbound lanes of Highway 75 between 15th St. and Park Blvd.

When emergency responders arrived on the scene, a vehicle was located in the grassy median between the freeway and the service road.

It was determined that a large commercial vehicle suspension spring struck the hood of the vehicle. It then crashed through the windshield, striking the driver.

The driver was transported to the hospital, but died as a result of his injuries. He has been identified as a 57-year-old male from Plano.

Anyone with information about this crash can call the Plano PD Traffic Unit at 972-208-8055.