Lufkin police responded to a major accident Monday night in which a pickup truck collided with an 18-wheeler hauling chickens in the 1100 block of North John Redditt Drive.

When officers arrived on the scene on the northbound side of the highway, just north of Webber Street, the pickup was engulfed in flames, but good Samaritans had already freed the driver, identified as Ronald Ulrich, 40, of Lufkin.

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