Teen Injured in Car Accident at I-20 in Eastland, TX

April 13, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-20, Eastland, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Dodge Ram 1500
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dodge Ram 1500 veered from the roadway and overturn

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that injured a teen at I-20 in Eastland, TX on April 13th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 5:51 a.m. According to investigators, a Dodge Ram 1500 headed westbound on I-20 is alleged to have veered from the roadway into a north ditch and overturning into an embankment. Reports say a 15-year-old passenger was seriously injured while the 17-year-old driver, who was allegedly under the influence of alcohol, had possible, unconfirmed injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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