Douglas Vansickle Injured in Accident at US 82 in Lamar County, TX

August 4, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Douglas Vansickle
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 82, Petty, Lamar County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet Impala, Honda Civic
US 82
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chevrolet Impala and a Honda Civic were involved in a crash

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a driver at US 82 in Lamar County, TX on August 4th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 3:43 p.m. Investigators say a Chevrolet Impala operated by a 37-year-old driver was allegedly operating at a high rate of speed, making multiple lane changes. While doing so, the vehicle entered up striking an eastbound Honda Civic operated by 61-year-old Douglas Vansickle. Police say Vansickle had serious injuries. The other driver was not injured, according to police, and sources indicate a Failure to Control Speed charge was recommended and/or issued.

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