Mary Asworth Injured in Kirbyville, TX, Truck Accident
Kirbyville, TX -- March 3, 2017, Mary Asworth sustained injuries as the result of an accident where her car was hit by a commercial truck.
According to authorites from the Kirbyville Police Department, the accident happened around 10:00 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 96 and Lester Hawthorne Street.
Their preliminary investigations indicate that 77-year-old Asworth was traveling along Lester Hawthorne in a Nissan sedan. She reportedly attempted to turn onto Highway 96, crossing paths with a southbound International Harvester truck owned by Orange County Building Materials. This resulted in a collision where the truck hit the passenger side of Asworth's car.
Following the collision, emergency medical services transported Asworth to a nearby hospital. Her injuries weren't specified. The driver of the truck was not injured.
Authorities did not specify a cause for the accident. Their investigations are ongoing.
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