Man Injured in Accident at I-20 in Van Zandt County, TX

September 4, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-20, Mount Sylvan, Van Zandt County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Cadillac SRX, Tractor-Trailer
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Cadillac SRX and a Tractor-Trailer were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a man at I-20 in Van Zandt County, TX on August 4th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 10:20 a.m. Investigators allege a Cadillac SRX operated by a 42-year-old Canton man was westbound in an outside lane at the time. They believe the vehicle was traveling behind a tractor-trailer before, possibly due to driver fatigue, the Cadillac collided with the rear of the truck. The Cadillac came to rest in a nearby median and the Canton man had injuries suspected of being serious in nature. The other driver, who was not publicly identified, was not injured, according to officials. Additional information was not available.

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