Francisca Rhoads Injured; Richard Eveland Killed in Accident at US 287 in Ennis, TX

February 3, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Francisca Rhoads, Richard Eveland
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 287, Ennis, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet Silverado, Tractor-trailer
US 287
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chevrolet SIlverado collided with a tractor-trailer

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at US 287 in Ennis, TX on February 3rd, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 7:02 p.m. According to investigators, a Chevrolet Silverado operated by 38-year-old Richard Eveland was allegedly traveling in the wrong direction headed southbound on northbound Hwy 287. The truck collided with a northbound tractor-trailer operated by  48-year-old Francisca Rhoads. Eveland suffered fatal injuries in the collision while Rhoads was seriously injured, according to authorities. Additional information was not immediately available.

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