Two Hospitalized After Car Crash on North Medford in Lufkin

Two Hospitalized After Car Crash on North Medford in Lufkin

2 Airlifted after Lufkin Crash on North Medford near Lufkin Avenue

Lufkin, Texas (October 14, 2019) – Two people were hospitalized Sunday afternoon after a traffic collision in Lufkin, a local news source reported.

The crash occurred around 1:22 p.m. on October 13, on North Medford near the intersection of Lufkin Avenue.

Police said a Chevrolet Avalanche truck was heading northbound when it rear-ended a minivan and lost control.

The Avalanche ended up in the lot of Al Meyers Ford upside down on other vehicles.

The passenger in the Avalanche was ejected upon impact and landed on a Cadillac on the sales lot of the dealership.

The passenger and driver were airlifted to out-of-town hospitals in unknown condition. Both men were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.

The occupants of the minivan were checked out at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

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