1 dead, 1 seriously injured in major ETX wreck
POSTED: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 11:29am
UPDATED: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 3:26pm
Lufkin, TX (KETK) — One woman is dead and one was seriously injured in a wreck involving an 18-wheeler Tuesday night in Lufkin.
Police tell KETK, the crash happened Tuesday night on Loop 287 and Sayers Street, when a semi-truck, driven by Stephen Bumstead, 60, of Jasper, t-boned a crossover vehicle. According to Sergeant Travis Strickland, it appears the driver of the crossover, Conta Robertson, 38, of Lufkin, pulled out in front of the 18-wheeler that was traveling northbound on the loop.
Eva Robertson, the passenger in the crossover, died at a Lufkin hospital from injuries sustained from the wreck. Conta is recovering at a Tyler hospital, but her condition is unknown at this time.
KETK will update information as it becomes available.