Texas

Joseph Wilford Injured in Accident at I-35 in Gainesville, TX

Date
April 17, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Joseph Wilford
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
Yes

Where it Happened

I-35, Gainesville, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Dodge Charger, Chevrolet C1500 Suburban
Road/Highway
I-35
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dodge Charger and a Chevrolet C1500 Suburban were involved in a collision


What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that injured a driver at I-35 in Gainesville, TX on April 17th, 2024. Polices say the incident happened around 11:22 p.m. According to investigators, a Dodge Charger headed northbound is alleged to have entered into a median while attempting to avoid striking a semi-truck in traffic ahead. Reports claim authorities were attempting to stop the vehicle on a traffic violation as a it lost control int he median, staking a nearby Chevrolet Suburban. The occupants of the Suburban were allegedly injured. The driver of the Dodge, identified as 31-year-old Joseph Wilford, was seriously injured, according to reports. Authorities did not have any additional information available.

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