Leah Ball Killed in Accident at Baucum Rd in Ellis County, TX

December 1, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Leah Ball
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Baucum Rd, Midlothian, Ellis County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Nissan Murano
Baucum Rd
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Nissan Murano veered from the road at a curve before hitting a tree and catching fire

What Happened

State Police are investigating a crash that killed a driver at Baucum Rd in Ellis County, TX on December 1st, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 11 p.m. Authorities are saying a Nissan Murano operated by 59-year-old was traveling eastbound at the time. It left the road and struck a barbed wire fence before losing control on the wet roadway. It then veered into a tree, the impact causing the vehicle to catch fire. Ball suffered fatal injuries in the crash. Police had no additional information to share.

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