Cement Truck Drops on Family’s SUV and Causes Toddler Death


A cement truck that fell from a highway bridge and crashed onto a 2-year-old boy crushed him to death. 

The terrible accident took place three weeks ago in Houston. Workers scrambling to dial 911 after realizing what happened shows surveillance video taken by a nearby company.

Two 2-year-old twins were strapped into car seats in the wrecked SUV, as well their grandma and mom. 

The little girl, Melanie Resendiz, survived, but her brother Nicolas was killed.

“I couldn’t believe it. I thought it was a nightmare,”Inside Edition was told by Jennifer, mom. 

As her surviving daughter wiped away her tears, Jennifer said she is still in shock and can’t believe her son is gone.

A cement truck may weigh as much as 66,000 lbs or 33 tonnes. 

Terry Bryant, the family’s attorney, says he believes the driver of the truck was driving dangerously.

The driver was not charged by police, and he cooperated with investigators.

A GoFundMeA page has been created to assist the family. The family is now suing the cement truck firm, whose representatives did not respond to requests for comment. 

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