Terrell, TX (8/28/2021) – At least eight people were injured after a multi-vehicle collision occurred Saturday evening.
The accident happened around 6 p.m. on Interstate 20, just west of FM 429. A Chevy pickup truck was headed westbound when the driver failed to slow down when approaching traffic. The Chevy collided into a Kia Optima from behind, causing the pickup to go airborne and then strike a Chevy Equinox.
Eight people were sent to the hospital, with two people in critical condition.
All occupants in the pickup were sent to Baylor Hospital in Dallas.
Out of the four occupants in the Kia, three were taken to Methodist and one was rushed to UT Health in Tyler.
The three occupants in the Chevy Equinox were not seriously injured.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
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