1 injured and another arrested in a 3 vehicle wreck in Tyler


POSTED: Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 8:48pm

UPDATED: Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 10:45pm

One person is arrested and another is sent to the hospital following a 3-vehicle wreck in Tyler.

The accident happened on the 12-hundred block of Shaw and Loop 3-23 just after 7-30 Thursday.

Tyler Police tell KETK a red dodge truck was traveling southbound on the loop and tried to pass another car.

Police say the driver panicked, pulled back and lost control of his truck.

He went over the median and hit another vehicle head-on.

Police say an 18-wheeler couldn't stop quick enough and re-ended the back of the truck.

A piece of the truck flew into the semi's wind shield.

One person was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries and another arrested for a traffic warrant.

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