Houston police are searching for a truck driver after discovering a driverless semi partially submerged in Brays Bayou early this morning.
A passerby spotted the big rig in the water around 5 a.m. The driver’s side door was open and the lights were on. However, when rescue crews arrived on the scene, the truck driver was nowhere to be found.
— KHOU 11 News Houston (@KHOU) March 17, 2017
Investigators say that it is unclear whether the driver was in the truck when it went into the water.
— Anoushah Rasta (@AnoushahKPRC) March 17, 2017
Police are looking at the vehicle’s identification number to try to determine if the truck was stolen.
A search is currently underway for the missing truck driver.
— Houston Texas (@MetroHoustonTX) March 17, 2017