Tyler driver spins out of control on slick roads

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 12:01pm

TYLER — Two people were taken to the hospital this morning after a one-car wreck in the 3000 block of old Jacksonville Highway near Colonial.

Tyler police tell KETK the driver, 25-year old Erica Kirby, was traveling north on Old Jacksonville around 7:50 a.m. with her six-year old daughter when she lost control of her vehicle on a curve and spun out of control. Kirby's vehicle skidded into a utility pole and came to a stop on top of a homeowner's brick wall.

The mother and daughter were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Traffic will be re-routed until the roadway is cleared sometime this afternoon.



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