Christopher Brown Injured in Accident at US 59 in Polk County, TX

August 23, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Christopher Brown
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 59, Marshall, Polk County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet Cruze, Tractor-trailer
US 59
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

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

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a driver at US 59 in Polk County, TX on August 23rd, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 6:38 a.m. According to investigators, a Chevrolet Cruze operated by 40-year-old Christopher Brown was in an outside southbound lane of US 59. Police say a tractor-trailer ahead was stopping due to a school bus ahead stopping to pick up children. Officials say the Cruze collided with the rear of the semi-truck, leaving Brown with injuries said to be serious in nature. No other injuries were reported. Additional information was not available.

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