Amber Pierson Injured in Accident at US 175 in Henderson County, TX

March 31, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Amber Pierson
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 175, Athens, Henderson County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet Traverse, Chevrolet Trax
US 175
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chevrolet Traverse and a Chevrolet Trax were involved in a collision

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a collision that injured a driver at US 175 in Henderson County, TX on March 31st, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 11:20 a.m. According to investigators, a Chevrolet Traverse is alleged to have failed to yield at an intersection before proceeding into the path of an approaching Chevrolet Trax. The vehicles collided, reports say, the impact leaving 36-year-old Trax operator, Amber Pierson, seriously injured.  A 41-year-old passenger in the Traverse had minor injuries, reports say, while a 75-year-old passenger had more serious injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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