Denise West, 1 Injured in Multi-vehicle Truck Accident in Madison County, TX
UPDATE (November 16, 2023): The identity of the 66-year-old woman who was injured in this incident has been confirmed as Denise West of Madisonville, Texas.
Madison County, TX — October 23, 2023, two people were injured in a multi-vehicle truck accident at 2:15 p.m. along State Highway 75.
According to reports, an 18-wheeler was making a right turn into a private drive from the northbound lane of S.H. 75 just south of Buff Road when the incident occurred.
A Kia Sorento, a Jeep Cherokee, and a Buick Enclave were all stopped in the northbound lane behind the 18-wheeler waiting for it to complete its turn when, for unknown reasons, a Ford F650 truck failed to stop, rear-ending the Buick Enclave. The collision caused the a chain reaction with all the vehicles previously mentioned.
The 66-year-old woman who had been inside the Buick suffered reportedly severe injuries. The driver of the Ford truck was also possibly injured. Both were transported to local medical facilities by emergency medical services for treatment.
The cause of the incident has not been confirmed. Weather and road conditions in the area at the time were reportedly clear and dry. The accident is still under investigation by authorities. There are no additional details currently available.