Jason Barrow, Alton Wolf, Annette Whittenberger and Four Others Hurt in Crash on U.S. 190 in Tyler Countyjoelagordon
Jason Barrow, Alton Wolf, Annette Whittenberger and 4 Others Injured in Tyler County Multi-Vehicle Crash on U.S. 190 near CR 4040
Tyler County, Texas (August 27, 2018) – Seven people were injured Monday morning in a four-vehicle collision in Tyler County, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
The crash occurred at about 9:00 a.m. on U.S. Highway 190 near County Road 4040.
Reportedly, a 2003 Jeep was heading eastbound on the highway while at the same time a Honda passenger car was heading westbound followed by a 2017 Jeep and a 2009 Dodge Ram pickup truck. The driver of the 2003 Jeep crossed the center divider, for an unknown reason and hit the Honda. The 2013 Jeep then hit the 2017 Jeep and continued off the roadway.
The force of the impact caused the 2017 Jeep to collide with the Dodge pickup truck.
The 2003 Jeep driver, Jason Barrow, 34, of Wharton sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to Conroe Regional Hospital.
The Honda driver, Alton Wolf, 80, of Colmesneil, suffered serious injuries was taken to a Tyler County Hospital in Woodville.
The 2017 Jeep driver, Annette Whittenberger, 43, of Killeen, was taken to Conroe Regional hospital with unknown injuries. Haeli Whittenberger, 17, who was a passenger in the 2017 Jeep sustained serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital in Lufkin by ground ambulance.
The Dodge driver, Ryan Polly, 42, of Houston, and his two passengers sustained minor injuries but declined treatment.
Troopers are investigating the cause of the crash.