New on a semi-truck driver, accused of intoxication assault.
46 year old Terry Truitt was reportedly on his way to plead guilty to a charge of making a terroristic threat yesterday, when his truck hit a pickup on Highway 259 in Gregg County.
Truitt was formally arraigned on intoxication assault this morning, and also entered his plea for making a terroristic threat back in february.
He was sentenced to 120 days in jail on that charge.
After the accident yesterday, Truitt failed a sobriety test.
A drug test has been sent for analysis.
The driver of the pickup, 40 year old Norman McBride, remains in a Longview hospital.