Three Injured in Car Accident on Longbranch Road in Ellis County, TX
Ellis County, TX -- August 17, 2022, three people were injured due to an accident where a vehicle crashed off the road.
Investigators said that the incident happened at around 5:30 p.m. along Longbranch Road near the intersection of Spring Branch Road.
Authorities said that three people were in a Volkswagen traveling southbound on Longbranch. For reasons unconfirmed, the vehicle ran off-road and crashed into a tree.
One person in the vehicle was said to have incapacitating injuries while there other two were hurt as well. Police mentioned alcohol as a possible factor, but this has not been confirmed.
Commentary on Car Accident on Longbranch Road in Ellis County
It's obviously serious anytime police mention alcohol as a possible factor, but sometimes that's just speculation. A complex thing about single vehicle wrecks is that folks are quick to jump to conclusions, meaning less common possible factors can slip through the cracks. Did that happen here, or did experienced investigators have a chance to look into things here?