Man Injured in Accident at FM 178 in Dawson County, TX

August 17, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

FM178, Lamesa, Dawson County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
FM 178
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer veered from a southbound lane across a northbound lane into a barrow ditch

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a man at FM 178 in Dawson County, TX on August 17th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 7:26 a.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer operated by a 65-year-old man was allegedly southbound before veering across a northbound lane. The vehicle went into a barrow ditch before overturning. The crash left the man with suspected serious injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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