Michael Watson Injured in Accident at US 59 in Corrigan, TX

October 27, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Michael Watson
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

US 59 in Corrigan, TX

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-trailer, GMC Sierra
US 59
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries (1), minor injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer and a GMC Sierra were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured at least two people at US 59 in Corrigan, TX on October 27th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 1:27 p.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer was northbound on US Hwy 59 before colliding with a GMC Sierra. Authorities allege the GMC crossed from an inside southbound lane across a turn lane and a northbound lane before striking the tractor-trailer. Officials say the driver of the GMC, identified as 31-year-old Michael Watson, suffered serious injuries. A 28-year-old passenger had minor injuries, authorities say, while the tractor-trailer operator was uninjured. Additional information was not immediately available.

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