Curt Schilling Breaks Down On I-40 On Way To Texas

Posted at 6:17 PM, Sep 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-03 18:13:26-04

A former Major League Baseball star has been attempting to help victims of Hurricane Harvey, but he hit a slight snag in Wilson County.

Former All-Star pitcher Curt Schilling became stranded on Interstate 40 in Wilson County on Saturday afternoon.

He was driving a truck full of donations from Boston to Texas when the truck broke down. He said he lost an axle and needed a new trailer.

NewsChannel 5 was on the scene when Schilling found out a new vehicle was on the way thanks for help from viewers. Volunteers helped transfer the items into the new truck.