Texas

Man Injured in Accident at US 69 and County Rd 490 in Tyler, TX

Date
January 3, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
Yes

Where it Happened

U.S. 69 & County Rd, Tyler, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Ford Escape
Road/Highway
US 69 and County Rd 490
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford Escape collided with a pedestrian


What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that injured a man at US 69 and County Rd 490 in Tyler, TX on January 3rd, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 9:27 p.m. According to investigators, a Ford Escape headed northbound is alleged to have collided with a pedestrian crossing the roadway. Reports allege the vehicle attempted to avoid striking the pedestrian, a 40-year-old Houston man who was not publicly identified, prior to the collision. Reports further indicate the Houston man, who authorities allege may have been intoxicated, was seriously injured in the incident. Additional information was not immediately available.

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