Hope Williams, Uriel Gonzalez Injured in Semi-Truck Accident on US 59 in Polk County, TX

January 22, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Hope Williams, Uriel Gonzalez
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Semi-Truck
US 59
Injuries Sustained

Undisclosed injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Victim's vehicle rear-ended a semi-truck

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a crash that injured two people on US 59 in Polk County, TX on January 22nd, 2019. 54-year-old Hope Williams and 48-year-old Etta Skinner were passengers in a vehicle driven by 56-year-old Edward Johnson. Williams and Skinner were both injured when Johnson's vehicle rear-ended a semi-truck. Johnson was not injured. The semi-truck driver, 30-year-old Uriel Gonzalez, was also injured.

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