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Tyler County – Jeffrey Watson Injured in Head-on Collision on US 190

Posted on Tuesday, July 30th, 2019 at 10:55 am    

Tyler County police officials identified the man who was sent to a hospital after a traffic crash on US 190 near the Tyler County Airport last week, Tuesday afternoon.

The injured victim was named Jeffrey Watson, 50. Watson was a Woodville resident.

A preliminary investigation indicates that Watson was driving a Chevrolet pickup truck when it collided with a 2004 Toyota car. Police said that the driver of the Toyota crossed over the center line and drove onto the path of Watson’s truck. The Toyota driver, identified only as a woman, was pronounced deceased at the scene, according to the release.

Meanwhile, Watson was airlifted to St. Elizabeth in Beaumont for medical treatment. His condition was not immediately disclosed.

An investigation into the crash has begun. No additional details were provided.

We offer our sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased victim. May God grant you the strength to go through this difficult time in your life. We believe that the Tyler Police will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.

In the United States, Texas is one of the leading states in the number of traffic collisions involving fatalities. In fact, in 2015 alone, the state recorded more than 1,300 deaths caused by reckless drivers. Despite the government’s aggressive efforts to keep these cases down, Texas remains the worst state in the country for alcohol-involved car crashes.

If you have been involved in a car accident with a reckless driver, the first thing you need to do is call the police. Once the investigation is completed, you can file a lawsuit against the suspected driver. A successful case could help you cover your medical expenses and compensate for your emotional and physical suffering. Speak with your personal injury lawyer to know more about your rights to fair compensation.


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