Maverick County Sheriff's Office (PRESS RELEASE)-Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident involving a semi-tractor trailer on Wednesday March 26, 2014. At approximately 10:14 A.M. deputies responded to the scene on Highway 277 North, near Maverick Aggregates, to find that a white 2008 Peterbilt semi trailer had jackknifed in the middle of the highway. Contact was made with the only occupant of the vehicle, a male driver, identified as Walter Nelson Melendrez, who advised deputies that he was traveling south on Highway 277 and lost control due to the bad weather. An ambulance and EMS personnel arrived but Mr. Melendrez refused medical attention. The Texas Department of Public Safety was also present at the scene of the accident and has since taken over the investigation.