Child Injured in Accident at State Hwy 78 in Farmersville, TX

October 27, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 78, Farmersville, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
State Hwy 78
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer collided with a child pedestrian

What Happened

Are authorities  are investigating a crash that injured a child at State Hwy 78 in Farmersville, TX on October 27th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 8:34 p.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer was northbound on Hwy 79 near the Gaddy St intersection. Reports say a 12-year-old girl was attempting to cross the crosswalk at the intersection and may have failed to yield to the truck prior to being struck. The child was taken to an area hospital with injuries believed to be life-threatening in nature. Additional information was not immediately available.

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