1 hospitalized after semi rear-ends pickup truck near Howe

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HOWE, TX -- One man was taken to the hospital after police say a semi hit his pickup truck forcing both vehicles off the roadway.

The accident happened on southbound on Highway 75 near exit 52 in Howe just before 10 am.

Howe Police say the semi rolled several times then turned on it's side.

They say it appears the driver of the pickup stepped on the brakes and the semi driver did not see him.

The truck driver was taken to TMC with non-life threatening injuries and the semi driver was not hurt.

The driver of the semi was cited for failure to control speed.