Man Injured in Accident at State Hwy 87 in Newton County, TX

October 15, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 87, Galveston, Newton County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Ford F-150
State Hwy 87
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford F-150 veered from the road into a group of trees

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a man at State Hwy 87 in Newton County, TX on October 15th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 11:30 a.m. According to investigators, a Ford F-150 operated by a 23-year-old Newton man who was not publicly identified was northbound on Hwy 87 at the time. Police allege the vehicle was traveling at an unsafe speed prior to veering from the road into a group of trees. Reports indicate the man was seriously injured in the crash. Additional information was not available.

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