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Sun being blamed for morning accident in Abilene

By Maggie Gaskill, mgaskill@ktxs.com
Published On: Mar 20 2013 09:49:17 PM CDT
U.S. 84 crushed van
ABILENE, Texas -

The driver of a van says he was blinded by the sun, causing him to rear-end a pump truck.

The accident happened as the van exited I-20 on to U.S. 84 around 9 a.m. Wednesday morning.

The driver of the van was taken to Hendrick Medical Center.

The driver of the pump truck was not injured.