One adult killed, two children in critical condition following Smith Co. wreck
KETK Newsroom — One child is in critical condition following a fatal two vehicle wreck in Smith Co. early Saturday afternoon.
The accident happened just after 12:00 p.m. Saturday, on Highway 271 just south of FM 16.
Smith Co. DPS Troopers say a truck hydroplaned and ran into an 18-wheeler parked on the side of the road.
The driver of the truck, Thomas Eynon, 43, was killed in the accident.
Sources say three children, a boy and two girls, were transported to the hospital. The boy and one girl was transported to a Dallas area hospital. The boy, Aiden Eynon, 5, and the girl are said to be in critical condition.
The second girl is in an East Texas area hospital. Her condition is unknown at this time.
The families of the children have been informed of the accident.
We will continue to update you as more information becomes available.