Victim in fair condition after major one vehicle wreck in Longview
POSTED: Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 9:29am
UPDATED: Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 12:33pm
Longview, Tx (KETK) —
One person was taken to a Longview hospital with serious injuries after a one vehicle wreck in Longview Wednesday night.
According to Longview authorities, around 9:30 p.m., Andrew Talley, 36, was heading southbound on North Eastman Road when he crossed over a median and took out a light pole.
Talley's vehicle then went down an embankment into the woods near Eastman.
Until officials arrived, Talley was trapped in his car and against a tree in the woods.
Officials with the Longview Fire Department used the "jaws of life" to remove Talley from the vehicle.
Talley was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries and is now in fair condition.
The cause of the wreck is under investigation.
KETK will update with the latest information as it becomesa available.