Zechariah Vela Injured in Accident at US 59 in Wharton County, TX

August 14, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Zechariah Vela
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 59, Marshall, Wharton County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Toyota pickup truck
US 59
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Toyota pickup truck was involved in a crash

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a crash that injured a driver at US 59 in Wharton County, TX on August 14th, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 4:36 a.m. According to investigators, a Toyota pickup truck was headed southbound on US 59 at an alleged unsafe speed before veering left from the roadway. It then overturned, leaving the driver, 23-year-old Zechariah Vela, with serious injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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