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Three-vehicle crash at local intersection leaves 1 dead, 4 others injured

Published: Aug. 4, 2020 at 9:52 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 5, 2020 at 12:53 PM CDT
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WACO, Texas (KWTX) - One person is dead and four others are injured after a three-vehicle crash Tuesday night at a Waco intersection that left one person trapped in the wreckage.

The accident, involving a Toyota Prius, a Toyota Camry and a Chevrolet Tahoe, occurred at around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday at New Road and Huaco Lane.

The Prius was southbound on New Road when the driver entered the center turn lane at the same time as the driver of the northbound Camry, Officer Garen Bynum said.

The Camry and Prius collided head-on and then the Prius careened into the Tahoe.

The driver of the Prius, a passenger in the Camry and the three occupants of the Tahoe were taken to local hospitals.

The Prius driver later died.

The driver of the Camry fled the scene, Bynum said.

Firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to free one of the victims from the wreckage.

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