Dora Garcia Injured in Accident at State Hwy 78 in Fannin County, TX

August 19, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Dora Garcia
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 78, Durant, Fannin County, TX, USA

Additional Information

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

Serious injuries (2), minor injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Toyota Scion was involved in a crash

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured three people at State Hwy 78 in Fannin County, TX on August 19th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 8:08 a.m. According to investigators, a Toyota Scion TC operated by a 65-year-old Garland man was westbound, allegedly traveling at an unsafe speed at a slight curve in the road. The vehicle is said to have lost control while attempting to correct to the roadway after entering into a ditch. The vehicle went into a skid and overturned into a nearby ditch, leaving two occupants seriously injured. One victim was identified as 62-year-old Dora Garcia. Reports indicate a Driving While Intoxicated charge was recommended and/or issued against the driver. Additional information was not available.

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