One taken to hospital following accident in Vidor

Vidor Police and the Department of Public Safety are investigating a two-vehicle accident on Highway 12 at North Linscomb Road.

The accident happened just before 3 p.m. Monday.

A person who said they witnessed the accident said a driver in a Chevrolet Trailblazer was on Highway 12 heading away from Interstate 10.  The driver stopped to turn on Linscomb Road. The driver of a Chevrolet crew cab did not notice the stopped vehicle and ran into the back of it, forcing it into a nearby utility pole.

One person was taken to Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth.

Linscomb Road was shut down in both directions until emergency workers cleared the scene.

No other information about the accident has been released as of 3:50 p.m. Monday.


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