JEFFERSON COUNTY, Texas — A Houston man was seriously injured in a crash on Highway 73 in Jefferson County Wednesday according to officials.
DPS troopers were called to the wreck around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday after they say Montreal Hensley veered to the left and lost control of a 2009 Cadillac SUV.
Hensley then crossed the eastbound and westbound lanes of 73 near Wilford Road in Jefferson County before crashing into a ditch according to a DPS news release.
Hensley was taken to a hospital in Winnie before being flown to University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.
At this time, there are no additional updates on his condition according to the release.
From a Texas Department of Public Safety news release:
On September 4, 2019, at approximately 7:30p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers responded to a single vehicle crash on SH 73, near Wilford Road, in Jefferson County.
A 2009 Cadillac SUV was traveling eastbound on SH 73 in the outside traffic lane. For an unknown reason, the driver of the vehicle veered to the left and lost control. The vehicle crossed both the eastbound and westbound traffic lanes of SH 73 and continued off the roadway before crashing into a ditch.
The driver of the Cadillac, 31-year-old Montreal Hensley of Houston, was transported by ambulance to a local hospital in Winnie, Texas. The driver was later flown to the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston with serious injuries. At this time, there are no additional updates on his medical condition.
This crash remains under investigation and there are no additional details available at this time.