Phile Watson Injured in Accident at I-30 in Franklin County, TX

October 14, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Phile Watson
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-30, Texarkana, Franklin County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Dodge Ram 3500
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dodge Ram 3500 and a Ford Expedition were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a man at I-30 in Franklin County, TX on October 14th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 6:16 a.m. Investigators say a Dodge Ram 3500 towing a trailer was eastbound on I-30 in an outside lane. A Ford Expedition, operated by 60-year-old Phile Watson, was eastbound behind the truck. Police allege the Ford collided with the rear of the Dodge, under circumstances that were not yet confirmed. The crash left Watson with injuries believed to be serious in nature, according to police. The other driver, who was not publicly identified, was uninjured, police say. Additional information was not immediately available.

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