Accident US 90 at FM 563
LIBERTY, October 13, 2015 – A major accident occurred in the westbound lanes of US 90 at FM 563 when an 18-wheeler ran a red light, struck a car and crashed into a utility pole.
Traffic was slowed through the intersection as westbound traffic was reduced to a single lane.
Several utility trucks were on the scene for a considerable time making repairs to the utility pole as were Fire and EMS Services.
The accident occurred when the westbound dump truck loaded with sand ran the read light and struck a vehicle traveling north through the intersection and then left the roadway and struck a utility pole.
The female driver of the vehicle that was struck was transported to Liberty Dayton Regional Medical Center to be checked out for injuries.
The driver of the truck was issued a citation for running the stop light and DPS license and weight division was on the scene inspecting the truck and its’ paperwork.