UPDATE: Blowout causes dump truck rollover in Smith County
POSTED: Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 9:51am
UPDATED: Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 10:42am
SMITH COUNTY — DPS officials tell KETK the rollover wreck was caused by a blowout.
The driver was hauling dirt to a job site in the area of the 18,500 block of FM 1253 when his tire popped, causing the vehicle to roll.
The driver has already been taken to local hospital, treated and released.
Original Report: Smith County DPS officials tell KETK, a dump truck has rolled into a ditch on FM 1253, just north of FM 16 in Smith County.
No word yet on what injuries might be involved or how the accident happened, but KETK has been told that EMS is on the scene.
Authorities tell us, the dump truck is the only vehicle involved.
KETK has a crew en route, and will provide more information as soon as it becomes available.