Texas

Ronnie Burns Injured in Accident at US 271 in Deport, TX

Date
May 18, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Ronnie Burns
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

U.S. 271, Deport, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Toyota Tundra, Ford Edge
Road/Highway
US 271
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries (1), minor injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Toyota Tundra and a Ford Edge were involved in a collision


What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that injured a driver at US 271 in Deport, TX on May 18th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 9 p.m. According to investigators, a Toyota Tundra headed southbound is alleged to have failed to control its seed before colliding with the rear of a Ford Edge slowing to turn into a private drive. Reports indicate the driver of the Ford, identified as 68-year-old Ronnie Burns, was seriously injured. A passenger in the vehicle, who was not publicly identified, had non-life-threatening injuries. The other driver was allegedly uninjured and reports say the driver was cited for Failure to Drive in Single Lane.

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