Two Women Injured in Accident at I-20 in Gregg County, TX

October 26, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-20, Mount Sylvan, Gregg County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Volkswagen Jetta, Tractor-trailer
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries (1), minor injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Volkswagen Jetta and a Tractor-trailer were involved in a crash

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured two people at I-20 in Gregg County, TX on October 26th, 2023.  Police say the incident happened around 12:17 p.m. According to investigators, a Volkswagen Jetta was headed eastbound, approaching stopped traffic due to a crash ahead. Reports say, while attempting to stop, the vehicle lost control on the wet roads, sliding into a tractor-trailer. The crash left a 16-year-old Volkswagen passenger with suspected serious injuries and the 18-year-old driver with less serious injuries. The truck operator was not injured, police say. Additional information was not available.

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