Major Accident US 90 at FM 1413
DAYTON, January 19, 2013 – A major accident involving four vehicles occurred in the westbound lanes of US 90 at FM 1413 just east of the Harris County line around 6:00 AM on Saturday morning.
According to Dayton Police a Silver Tahoe traveling south on CR 604 disregarded the stop sign and pulled into the westbound lanes of US 90 crashing into the white van transporting a Liberty family toward Houston.
A pickup truck slowed in the westbound lanes of US 90 as a precaution and was struck in the rear by a black pickup truck.
Two Liberty County EMS ambulances were employed to transport the mother, father and three children in the van to Liberty Dayton Regional Medical Center for diagnosis of their injuries.
The registered owners of the GMC van are the Aurelio an Rosa Barrientos family of Liberty.
The Dayton Volunteer Fire Department used extraction tools to free some of the occupants of the van from the wreckage of their vehicle.
The driver of the silver Tahoe registered to a Dayton man fled the scene. Evidence of alcohol consumption was found in the Tahoe according to Dayton Police.
The drivers of the two pickups were not injured.