Car, 18-Wheeler Collide at Rodd Field Road and Saratoga - KiiiTV.com South Texas, Corpus Christi, Coastal Bend

Car, 18-Wheeler Collide at Rodd Field Road and Saratoga

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -

Police say distracted driving could have played a roll in a traffic accident involving a car and an 18-wheeler on Rodd Field Road and Saratoga Monday morning.

At around 10 a.m., the driver of a car heading turned onto Saratoga from Rodd Field, just as an 18-wheeler was heading southbound on Rodd Field. Both vehicles tried to avoid the collision, but the 18-wheeler struck the front end of the car, causing it to spin out.

Both drivers received minor injuries. The driver of the car was cited for failure to yield the right of way, and police said that he may have been distracted at the time of the accident.