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Two children among five people seriously injured in Highway 105 crash Tuesday night

Crews shut down traffic in both directions after the accident in Sour Lake

SOUR LAKE, Texas — Five people were seriously injured, including two children, in a four vehicle wreck along Highway 105 just eat of Sour Lake Tuesday evening.

From a Texas Department of Public Safety news release...

On November 12, 2019, at approximately 7:00 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers responded to a multiple vehicle crash on SH 105 in Hardin County.  The crash occurred a few miles east of Sour Lake, Texas.

The preliminary DPS crash investigation indicates that a 2016 Toyota Corolla was traveling eastbound on SH 105 followed by a GMC SUV and a 2017 Ford SUV.  A 2008 Toyota SUV was traveling westbound on SH 105.  The driver of the GMC failed to control speed and rear-ended the Toyota Corolla. The impact of the collision pushed the Corolla into oncoming traffic where it was struck by the 2008 Toyota SUV.  The driver of the Ford SUV tried to avoid the crash, but also struck the Toyota Corolla.

The driver of the Toyota Corolla, 22-year-old Shelby Young of Orange, and her two passengers were transported to St. Elizabeth hospital with serious injuries. The two passengers were children, ages 10 and 7.

The driver of the 2008 Toyota, 19-year-old Glen Willis Jr. of Sour Lake, and his passenger were also transported to St. Elizabeth hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the Ford, 39-year-old Brian Bradford of Spring, was not injured in the crash.

The driver of the GMC, 41-year-old Kandace Fain of Liberty, and her passenger were not injured.

This is an ongoing crash and there are no additional details available at this time.

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