David Rhoton Injured in Accident at FM 570 in Eastland, TX

April 12, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
David Rhoton
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

F M Road, Lakeview, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Ford F-150, Lincoln MKC
FM 570
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford F-150 and a Lincoln MKC were involved in a collision

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that injured a driver at FM 570 in Eastland, TX on April 12th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 7:32 p.m. Investigators say a Ford F-150 headed eastbound on the service woad is said to have proceeded into an intersection, the traffic signals allegedly non-functioning at the time. Authorities say the vehicle collided with a northbound Lincoln MKC pushing it into a nearby ditch. The collision is said to have left the Lincoln operator, 87-year-old David Rhoton, seriously injured. The other driver, who was not publicly identified, allegedly had non-life-threatening injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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