William Bedford, Edna Bedford Injured in Accident at I-20 in Ector County, TX

July 31, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
William Bedford, Edna Bedford
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

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

Additional Information

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

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dodge Ram 1500 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 Ector County, TX on July 31st, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 10:16 a.m. According to investigators, a Dodge Ram 1500 operated by 60-year-old William Bedford was eastbound before performing a lane change  to pass another vehicle as two vehicles ahead were parked in an outside shoulder. The vehicle is said to have moved into an inside lane, forcing the Dodge to perform an evasive maneuver in order to avoid a collision. The Dodge lost control in the process, according to police, before striking a parked vehicle in the shoulder. Officials say Bedford and 53-year-old passenger, Edna Bedford, were seriously injured. No other injuries were reported. Additional information was not immediately available.

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