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

May 18, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Ronnie Burns
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

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
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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