John Lawsage Injured in Accident at State Hwy 31 in Murchison, TX

February 8, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
John Lawsage
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 31 E, Murchison, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Jeep Compass, Honda Passport
State Hwy 31
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Jeep Compass and a Honda Passport were involved in a collision

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that injured a driver at State Hwy 31 in Murchison, TX on February 8th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 3:08 p.m. According to investigators, a Jeep Compass is said to have veered from its lane into oncoming traffic, possible due to driver fatigue. As a result, the vehicle collided with a Honda Passport, operated by 71-year-old John Lawsage. Lawsage was seriously injured, reports say, as was the other driver, who was not publicly identified. Sources indicate Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility and Failure to Drive in a Single Lane charges were recommended and/or issued against the Jeep operator.

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