Charles Calahan Killed; Eddie Susan Jackson, Jennifer Reina Smith Injured in Accident at State Hwy 110 in Smith County, TX

August 29, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Charles Calahan, Eddie Susan Jackson, Jennifer Reina Smith
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 110, Tyler, Smith County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Honda Civic, Ford Explorer, Tractor-Trailer
State Hwy 110
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Honda Civic, Ford Explorer and Tractor-Trailer were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities confirmed the death of a driver in a crash at State Hwy 110 in Smith County, TX on August 29th, 2022. Officials say the incident happened  around 9:38 a.m. Investigators believe a Honda Civic operated by 94-year-old Charles Calahan was attempting to turn onto Hwy 110 when it turned into the path of a Ford Explorer headed southbound. The Civic is said to have struck a Chevrolet Suburban while the Explorer collided with a northbound tractor-trailer while taking evasive action. Calahan suffered fatal injuries in the crash. 66-year-old Eddie Susan Jackson and 40-year-old Jennifer Reina Smith, the operators of the other passenger vehicles, suffered minor injuries. The driver of the tractor-trailer was uninjured.

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