Young woman dies of injuries sustained in weekend accident
NACOGDOCHES — The driver of a vehicle involved in an accident Sunday afternoon has died from injuries sustained in the accident.
The accident happened at 2:48 PM on April 8th, at 1000 University Drive at Martinsville.
A 1998 Red Ford Explorer driven by Victoria Ray Rule, age 20 of Gainsville, Tx was traveling northbound on University entering the intersection at Martinsville.
A 1998 Red Volkswagen Beetle driven by Kiona Nikale Wilson, age 16 of Nacogdoches was southbound on University, turning east onto Martinsville.
The Volkswagen struck the Explorer in the side, causing the explorer to slide sideways and roll twice.
The driver of the explorer, Victoria Rule, was not wearing a seatbelt, and was ejected from the vehicle. Ms. Rule sustained very serious injuries. The police department was notified today that Ms. Rule was pronounced dead at a local hospital at 12:30 AM Thursday due to her injuries.
A passenger in the Explorer, Victoria Cowart, age 18, sustained non-life threatening injuries, as did the driver of the Volkswagen.
According to the accident report, the cause of the accident has not been determined due to conflicting information. The investigation is ongoing.