Savitaben Bhakta Injured in Accident at US 59 in Victoria, TX

September 5, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Savitaben Bhakta
Type of Accident
Commercial Vehicle
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 59, Victoria, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-trailer, BMW X5
US 59
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer and BMW X5 were involved in a collision

What Happened

State Police are investigating a crash that injured a person at US 59 in Victoria, TX on September 5th, 2022. Officials are saying the incident happened around 10:59 a.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer operated by a 54-year-old Dyersburg, TX man was previously stopped at the intersection with Stubbs School Rd before failing to yield and pulling into the path of an approaching southbound BMW X5. The two vehicles collided, causing the BMW to spin into a median and strike a road sign before coming to rest. The drivers reported having no injuries, however, a passenger in the BMW, identified as 71-year-old Savitaben Bhakta, was seriously injured. Bhakta was hospitalized for treatment. Officers recommended and/or issued a Failure to Yield Row at Stop Intersection charge.

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