SAN JACINTO COUNTY —Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers investigated a crash on U.S. Highway 59 at the intersection of FM 1127 that occurred Aug. 12.
The preliminary crash investigation indicates that at approximately 7:26 p.m., a 2014 Dodge Charger was traveling north on U.S. 59, while a 2012 Honda Accord was stopped on FM 1127 at the intersection.
It is reported that the driver of the Honda failed to yield to the Dodge and pulled into its path, where it was struck on its left side.
The driver of the Dodge, 28-year-old Cornesha Johnson of Lufkin, and two passengers were transported to HCA Houston Healthcare in Kingwood for treatment.
The driver of the Honda, 27-year-old Alexis Nunez of Katy, also was transported to HCA Houston Healthcare in Kingwood for treatment. Nunez was cited for failing to yield right-of-way at a stop sign.
On Aug. 14, DPS Troopers investigated a crash on U.S. Highway 59 near Wonderland First Drive.
The preliminary crash investigation indicates that at approximately 1:50 p.m., a 2023 GMC Sierra was traveling northbound in the outside lane, while a 2016 Freightliner Sprinter was traveling northbound in the inside lane.
It is reported that the driver of the GMC failed to drive in a single lane and struck the back right portion of the Freightliner, with the front left portion of his vehicle.
The driver of the GMC, 59-year-old Rose Fields of Nacogdoches, was transported to CHI St. Luke’s Hospital for treatment. Fields was cited for failing to drive in a single lane.
The driver of the Freightliner, 56-year-old Quinn Arthur, was not injured.