Erika Manzera Injured in Accident at State Hwy 71 in Columbus, TX

April 5, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Erika Manzera
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 71, Columbus, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-Trailer, Honda Civic
State Hwy 71
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-Trailer and a Honda Civic were involved in a collision

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that injured a driver at State Hwy 71 in Columbus, TX on April 5th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 8:09 p.m. Investigators say a tractor-trailer headed northbound allegedly failed yo yield at a yield sign, proceeding into the path of an approaching Honda Civic. Authorities say the two vehicles collided, the collision leaving 22-year-old Honda operator, Erica Manzera, seriously injured. The tractor-trailer operator was allegedly uninjured and cited for Failure to Yield Row Turning Left. Additional information was not immediately available.

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