Christopher Martin, Karlye Bayer Injured in Accident at FM 1004 near Buna, TX

March 8, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Christopher Martin, Karlye Bayer
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

FM 1004, Buna, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Ford pickup truck, Toyota Tacoma, Dodge passenger car
FM 1004
Injuries Sustained

Undisclosed injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford pickup truck, Toyota Tacoma and a Dodge passenger car were involved in a collision

What Happened

Authorities with the Texas Department of Public Safety have information on a crash that injured two people at FM 1004 near Buna, TX on March 8th, 2023. Police say the incident involved a Ford pickup truck operated by 70-year-old Christopher Martin was stopped and its attached trailer was partially in the road as trashcans were being unloaded. That is when police say a Toyota Tacoma side-swiped the truck and trailer, causing the bed of the truck to tear off into a an opposite lane of travel. It struck a passing Dodge operated by 19-year-old Karlye Bayer. Both Martin and Bayer were taken to area hospitals for treatment of undisclosed injuries.

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