Man Injured in Accident at County Rd 300 in Loving County, TX

January 20, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

County Road 300, Mentone, Loving County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-Trailer, Dodge Ram 1500
County Rd 300
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer collided with a Dodge Ram 1500

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a person at County Rd 300 in Loving County, TX on January 20th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 7:54 a.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer operated by 41-year-old Alejandro Contreras was headed northbound as a Dodge Ram operated by a 39-year-old Valliant, OK man headed southbound. Police alleged the Dodge crossed a double yellow line, forcing the tractor-trailer to take evasive action. The two vehicles collided, leaving the Valliant man with serious injuries. Contreras was not injured, according to police. Additional information was not available.

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