• January 04, 2017

Fort Worth, TX Accident: Driver Crashes, Falls into Trinity River

Fort Worth, TX -- December 31, 2016, a driver sustained injuries after an accident in which their vehicle crashed off of Loop 820 into the Trinity River.

Police and emergency rescue crews were called to the accident scene at about 5:00 a.m. The incident occurred on East Loop 820 just north of Randol Mill Road.

According to authorities, a vehicle was driving down the highway when it somehow lost control. The vehicle swerved into the concrete barrier, went over the edge, and fell down into the river below.

Emergency services responded to the scene shortly after the accident, and the driver required extrication from their vehicle. Rescue teams eventually recovered the driver from the vehicle, and they were transported to John Peter Smith Hospital for treatment. Reports say the driver's injuries were serious.

Authorities did not indicate what caused the accident to occur. They say the crash remains under investigation.

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