Melissa Sue Springer Injured in 18-wheeler Accident in Gatesville, TX
Gatesville, TX -- August 9, 2022, Melissa Sue Springer was injured after an accident where a vehicle crashed with an 18-wheeler.
Investigators reported that the crash took place at around 4:00 p.m. along Highway 36 at the intersection of Osage Road.
According to officials, 58-year-old Melissa Sue Springer was in a Jeep Wrangler traveling eastbound along Osage Road. At the intersection of Highway 36, the vehicle crossed into the path of a southbound 18-wheeler, resulting in a collision.
Springer sustained incapacitating injuries, authorities said. Right now, additional details about the crash are unavailable.
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