One person has died and two people have been transported to local hospitals after a multiple vehicle crash on I-1o near Ford Park this morning.
Preliminary reports indicate that the driver of a Dodge pickup truck towing a trailer failed to control the vehicle’s speed and crashed into a mid-sized commercial vehicle that was stopped in the outside eastbound lane of 1-10 for an earlier crash.
The impact of the crash then caused the commercial motor vehicle to rear-end a Chevrolet pickup truck.
The driver of the Dodge truck was pronounced dead at the scene.
The drivers of the commercial motor vehicle and Chevrolet pickup truck were transported to a local hospital.
The extent of their injuries is unknown.
The Texas Department of Public Safety has urged drivers to take caution on I-10 near Ford Park after a fatal car crash this morning.
The crash between a tractor truck semi-trailer and passenger vehicle occurred in the eastbound lane about a mile west of Ford Park near Major Drive at approximately 7:30 a.m., according to a release from the department.
Traffic is being diverted onto the service road at the Major Drive exit.
Drivers should expect long delays and are urged to seek alternative routes.
TIOGA, Texas (KXII) — A semi truck hit a pickup truck hauling a horse trailer, and two other vehicles in a chain reaction wreck Wednesday at Highway 377 and Buck Creek Road.
Two people suffered serious injuries according to officials at the scene, but were conscious when they were taken to the hospital.
The prize-winning horse in the trailer died.
“We had a vehicle turning east bound, and this 18-wheeler right here was southbound. and apparently there was some confusion, and he struck the back end of the vehicle which forced it into the north lane of traffic,” Tioga Police Chief Curtis Maycomb said.
Police said it’s too early to what exactly caused the crash.
TYLER COUNTY – The driver of a truck-tractor and her 3-month-old grandchild were seriously injured after being ejected from the cab of a truck-tractor when it flipped Wednesday afternoon in Tyler County.
At approximately 1:20p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a one vehicle rollover crash on US 69 in Tyler County. The crash occurred in the Hillister Community.
Preliminary reports indicate that a Freightliner truck tractor was traveling northbound on US 69. Due to the inclement weather, the driver hydroplaned and lost control. The vehicle rolled over several times before coming to rest.
The driver, 54-year-old Sherri Leach of Gatesville, Texas and her 3-month-old passenger were both ejected from the vehicle and transported by medical helicopter to St. Elizabeth hospital with serious injuries.
Leach and her 3-month-old grandchild have since been transferred to Hermann Memorial hospital in Houston. Their medical conditions are unknown.
Initially, Leach stated that the child was her child, but Troopers believe that she may have been in shock when she made that utterance.
At this stage of the investigation, Troopers have determined that the child was secured in a car seat, but the car seat was not secured to the vehicle.
All northbound and southbound lanes of US 69 in Hillister were closed for approximately two (2) hours, but have since reopened.
Two men in the same car were killed Saturday, June 10 three miles east of Van Vleck when their car overturned.
According to a report from the Texas Highway Patrol, a 1997 Chevy 1500 truck was traveling east on State Hwy. 35 at 6:37 p.m. when the truck’s driver, 37-year old Virgil Lee Schroeder of Freeport lost control at a right curve in the road. The truck entered the median of the highway and began to skid sideways before overturning multiple times before coming to rest on its left side.
KYLE, Texas (KXAN) — Kyle Police say Interstate 35 has reopened following a deadly crash Monday night involving a semi and a moving truck.
San Marcos Hays County EMS says the crash happened around 6:30 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-35 near Yarrington Road. STAR Flight was called to transport one patient to the hospital.
Kyle police say the 18-wheeler was hit from behind by the moving truck as it was slowing and pulling over to the shoulder.
One man in the moving truck was killed in the crash. Another man in the truck has non-life threatening injuries, while the driver of the semi was not hurt.
The road re-opened around 2 a.m.
Athens, TX : Woman dies in wreck on may, Tuesday 30th 2017
A 21-year-old Murchison woman died in a one-vehicle crash on Farm-to-Market Road 279 near Tyler on Tuesday afternoon.
The victim was identified as Austynne Brooke Roberts.
Texas Department of Public Safety reports said troopers responded at about 2 p.m. to a wreck in Smith County, six miles west of the city of Tyler. According to information from the preliminary crash investigation, Roberts was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt, traveling west on FM 279 when the wreck occurred. The vehicle went off the roadway to the right, causing the driver to overcorrect to the left.
DPS Sgt. Jean Dark said the driver lost control of the vehicle, which ran off the roadway, and struck a tree. Roberts was pronounced dead at the scene by Smith County Justice of the Peace Precinct 3 James Meredith. Her body was taken to Lighthouse Professional Services funeral home in Tyler.
The wreck is still under investigation by DPS.
FORT WORTH, TX : A man died after being extricated from his vehicle following a multi-vehicle wreck on Monday, May 29, 2017
A man died after being extricated from his vehicle following a multi-vehicle wreck on the Northeast Loop Monday.
Police responded to calls about the multi-vehicle collision about 11:55 a.m. The wreck occurred in the eastbound lanes of the 2000 block of Northeast Loop 820 near Mark IV Parkway, a news release from Fort Worth police said.
Police saw Shannon Allsup, 52, of Fort Worth, was trapped in his vehicle and he was extricated by first responders. Allsup was transported to John Peter Smith Hospital where he was later pronounced dead about 12:35 p.m., according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office.
DALLAS, TX : Dallas police officer hospitalized after crash on Monday, May 29, 2017
A police officer was taken to the hospital for treatment after colliding with a white pickup that forced his vehicle into Fivemile Creek at Pecan Grove Park, according to published reports.
Passing bystanders rushed to help the officer following the crash, WFAA reported. The officer was awake and talking prior to being taken to Methodist Dallas Medical Center for treatment on Monday, according to Rebecca Lopez, WFAA reporter. The officer was listed in critical condition, a news release from Dallas police said. The wreck occurred about 2:15 p.m. in the southbound lanes of the 3100 block of South Westmoreland Road near Kiest Boulevard, a news release from Dallas police said. The pickup, a 2007 white Chevrolet Silverado, was traveling west in the 3300 block of West Pentagon Parkway and failed to yield the right of way, and then collided with the patrol car.
The impact caused the patrol car to leave the roadway and fall into the creek below, the release said. The suspect, possibly an African-American man, left the location and officers in the area are searching for him, the release said.
The driver of a pickup died in a crash Saturday about 4 miles south of Barnhart, officials said.
The crash happened about 4 p.m. when a 2015 GMC Sierra pickup driven by Michael Ybarra struck the rear of a tractor-trailer on State Highway 163, Texas Department of Public Safety stated in a news release.
The tractor-trailer was stopped waiting to make a left turn and Ybarra “failed to control speed and collided into the rear” of the rig.
The driver of the tractor-trailer was treated and released from the hospital.
Ybarra, a 21-year-old resident of Ozona, was not wearing a seatbelt, investigating state troopers noted.
The speed limit in the area is 75 mph. Weather was clear and roads were dry, the news release states.
Grocery trucks crash closing portions of US 87 near Tahoka; no injuries reported
Two trucks loaded with groceries crashed early Tuesday morning causing portions of US 87 to shut down in Lynn County as crews worked to clear the area.
At about 4 a.m., crews were called to the scene eight miles south of Tahoka after a semi-tractor trailer was traveling southbound on US 87 when the driver, 46-year-old Craig Pearson of Amarillo, reportedly fell asleep, according to Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. John Gonzalez.
Gonzalez said the truck drifted into the center median, overcorrecting to the right, causing the truck to overturn onto its side in southbound lanes.
At this time, Gonzalez said 25-year-old Desmond Wright of Shallowater was traveling in a box truck when he attempted to avoid the semi, clipping the vehicle and causing his truck to move across the center median into northbound lanes, rolling onto its top in the east ditch.
Pearson, Wright, and Wright’s two passengers were uninjured.
Traffic was diverted to FM 3332 as Texas Department of Transportation crews cleared the scene as both vehicles were carrying groceries.
As of 8:30 a.m., crews were still on scene.
No further information was released.