GUN BARREL CITY, Texas (KETK) – One person is dead after a multivehicle crash in Gun Barrel City on Tuesday morning, according to Chief of Police Andy Williams.
Williams said a white Ford Escape was traveling eastbound on Main Street when for unknown reasons crossed the two way left turn lane and began traveling the wrong way into a westbound lane.
“The white Ford Escape then collided with the left side of a white van, causing the white van to collide with the left side of a trailer in the westbound lane,” Williams said in a release. “The white Ford Escape continued wrong way eastbound in the westbound lane and collided head on with a white Nissan pickup.”
The driver of the Escape sustained fatal injuries and the driver of the pickup sustained moderate injuries and was transported to a hospital by EMS, according to officials.
Williams said there were road closures for about two hours during scene investigation.