Sara Stokes Injured in Accident at I-20 in Blue Flat Rd in Palo Pinto, TX

August 11, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Sara Stokes
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-20 in Blue Flat Rd, Palo Pinto, TX

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-Trailer, Chevrolet Camaro
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-Trailer and Chevrolet Camaro were involved in a crash

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a crash that injured a driver at I-20 in Blue Flat Rd in Palo Pinto, TX on August 11th, 2022. Officials say the incident happened around 3:55 p.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer operated by a 66-year-old El Paso man was headed westbound on I-20 prior to being struck by a Chevrolet Camaro operated by a 20-year-old Clarskville, TN man. Officers allege the Camaro failed to control its speed prior to the collision and lost control after impact, going into a ditch and overturning. A passenger in the Camaro, identified as 23-year-old Sara Stokes, suffered serious injuries. Both drivers were said to have been uninjured.

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