Van Zandt County, TX — A two-vehicle collision the area of Van Zandt County, Texas claimed the life of 16-year-old James Jones and left Caitlin McElhany, Destinie Whitman, Frances Brasher & Theda Lawson injured Wednesday, August 9, 2017.
The crash happened on Van Zandt County Road 2801 around 7:35 p.m. According to reports, the vehicle driven by Mr. Jones was traveling along 2801 when for unclear reasons, it collided with a second vehicle occupied by Frances Brasher. The crash caused Mr. Jones and his two passengers, Ms. McElhany and Ms. Whitman, to be ejected from the vehicle. Mr. Jones was killed, while Ms. McElhany and Ms. Whitman were both injured. Frances Brasher and her passenger, Theda Lawson, were both hospitalized, where they were last listed in stable condition.
The official investigation into the incident is currently underway.
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