Texas

Franklin Whaley Injured in Accident at State Hwy 161 in Irving, TX

Date
January 28, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Franklin Whaley
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
Yes

Where it Happened

State Hwy 161, Irving, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Lincoln Town Car, Toyota Corolla
Road/Highway
State Hwy 161
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Lincoln Town Car and a Toyota Corolla were involved in a crash


What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that injured a driver at State Hwy 161 in Irving, TX on January 28h, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 12:37 a.m. According to investigators, a Lincoln Town Car was southbound, allegedly at a high rate of speed, prior to colliding with the rear of a Toyota Corolla. Reports say the occupants of the Toyota, the driver identified as 28-year-old Christopher Jackson and a 27-year-old passenger, both had possible, unconfirmed injuries. The Lincoln operator, identified as 50-year-old Franklin Whaley, was seriously injured, police say. Sources indicate a Driving While Intoxicated charge was recommended and/or issued.

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