KPD: 2 thrown from truck in wreck, hospitalized
Kilgore, Texas (KETK) — Emergency crews are responding to a major wreck with injuries in Kilgore on Highway 259. The Kilgore Police Department tweeted a picture of the scene from the 3800 block around 2:58 p.m.
According to the Kilgore Police Department, two people were injured when they were thrown from their vehicle. They were both taken to a hospital with minor injuries. Their identities are currently unknown.
Sergeant Roman Roberson said a truck headed north on 259 hydroplaned and slammed into the side of a truck tractor hauling boats in the northbound lanes. The driver of the truck tractor was not hurt.
During the crash, diesel was spilled onto the road. The road was shutdown while crews cleared the scene.
KETK will bring you more information as it becomes available.