UPDATE: Fatality on Highway 287

UPDATE: Fatality on Highway 287

The driver who died after a traffic collision on Highway 287, has been identified.

According to DPS Troopers the driver has been identified as Angel Padilla-Rivera

The crash happened two miles south of Bowie Monday night, and according to Troopers, Padilla-Rivera drove a 1996 Honda Civic traveling southbound that crossed the center median around 5:45 Monday evening. Troopers believe it was due to a possible tire blowout.

An 18-wheeler that was traveling northbound on Highway 287 hit the vehicle on the right side.

Padilla-Rivera, died shortly after the crash. No one else was hurt in the accident.