William Glasco Injured in Fatal 2-Vehicle Crash on Highway 259 in Gregg County

William Glasco Injured in Fatal 2-Vehicle Crash on Highway 259 in Gregg County

William Glasco Hospitalized after Gregg County Crash on Highway 259 near Danville Road

Gregg County, Texas (April 28, 2022) – William D. Glasco, 19, of Kilgore, was injured after being involved in a deadly car crash on Wednesday in Gregg County, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

The fatal two-vehicle crash happened on U.S. 259 south of Danville Road near the city of Kilgore on April 27.

DPS said David L. Fuller IV of Sikeston, Missouri, was driving a 2001 Ford Mustang northbound on Highway 259 when he failed to drive in a single lane.

For an unknown reason, the Mustang drifted across the center median and entered the southbound lane. The driver of a southbound 2004 Mack dump tried to avoid the Mustang but was not successful.

The Mustang eventually collided head-on with the dump truck.

The Mustang driver, whose name has not been released pending notification of next of kin, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Glasco was transported to CHRISTUS Good Shepherd in Longview and is stable.

Further details regarding the crash were not immediately provided.

An investigation is underway.

Common Causes of Automobile Accidents

There are many different reasons why automobile, 18-wheeler, and motorcycle accidents occur, including driver negligence, driver inattention, texting and driving, speeding, fatigue, failure to yield the right of way from a stop sign or private drive, running a red light, and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. While the factors listed above are the main causes of most accidents, there may also be other factors involved, which is why it’s important that an investigation be conducted before evidence disappears, especially in cases involving a fatality.  At Joel A. Gordon & Associates, we will act quickly to secure accident scene photos, interview witnesses, obtain police records, and secure other valuable evidence needed to win your case.  Call now for a free consultation.

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