Brooke Elyssa Byrd Injured in Accident at US 81 in Wise County, TX

December 20, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Brooke Elyssa Byrd
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 81, Bowie, Wise County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-trailer, Chevrolet Equinox
US 81
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer and a Chevrolet Equinox were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a person at US 81 in Wise County, TX on December 20th, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 7:22 p.m. According to investigators, a commercial truck operated by a unnamed 29-year-old Manteca, CA man was turning right onto US 81 to head northbound when it crossed into the path of an approaching Chevrolet Equinox. The two vehicles collided, leaving the driver of the Equinox, 30-year-old Brooke Elyssa Byrd, with serious injuries. The Manteca man was not injured and officers recommended and/or issued a Failure to Yield Row-Private Drive charge.

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