Major one vehicle wreck in Longview

Texas Reardon
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 9:10am


The name of the driver and condition have not been released at this time.

Officials did tell FOX 51 the driver had serious injuries from the wreck.

The driver hit a tree in a wooded area just north of the Loop 281 on ramp to Eastman Road.

The cause of the wreck is under investigation.



The victim in the wreck was heading southbound on North Eastman Road when he went across a median and took out a light pole. The victim's vehicle then went down an embankment and into the woods near Eastman.

Until officials arrived it is reported that he was trapped between his car and a tree in the woods.

The victim is currently conscious and talking and is being taken to a local hospital.


Longview Fire Department and Longview Police Department are on the scene of a major one vehicle wreck on North Eastman Road between Hawkins and Loop 281.

It is being reported that they are using the jaws of life.

At this time there is not much detail. We have a reporter on their way to the scene and we will continue you update you as soon more information becomes available


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