Rusk Man Injured in Accident at FM 347 in Cherokee County, TX

December 18, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

FM 347, Jacksonville, Cherokee County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Honda CR-V
FM 347
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Honda CR-V veered from the road into a tree line

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a man at FM 347 in Cherokee County, TX on December 18th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 11:30 p.m. Investigators say a Honda CR-V was northbound on FM 347, navigating a curve in the road before veering from its lane. Reports say the vehicle entered into a tree line, making contact with a large tree. The crash is said to have seriously injured both a 19-year-old passenger and the 23-year-old driver. A second passenger, age 23, allegedly had less serious injuries. Police further allege suspicion the driver may have been under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision. Additional information was not available.

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