BEAUMONT, Texas — Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety are investigating after a Beaumont man was injured in a single-car crash.
The crash happened Monday on State Highway 105, three miles west of U.S. Highway 69 around 6:30 p.m., according to a Texas Department of Public Safety release.
Troopers believe a man driving a Dodge SUV was traveling east, when he started to feel tired. Troopers believe he traveled off the road and hit a tree, according to the release.
The driver was taken to Christus St. Elizabeth for treatment and cited for failing to drive in a single line.
From a Texas Department of Public Safety release:
JEFFERSON COUNTY – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers investigated a single vehicle crash on state Highway 105, approximately three miles west of U.S. Highway 69, that occurred today, July 18, 2022.
The preliminary investigation indicates that at approximately 6:30 p.m., a 2019 Dodge SUV was traveling east. It is reported that the driver became fatigued and failed to drive in a single lane when the SUV traveled off the road to the right and struck a tree.
The driver was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital for treatment. He was cited for failing to drive in a single lane.
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