Crash involving passenger car, 18-wheeler sends 2 to local hospital
A collision Wednesday morning at a highway intersection in Axtell northeast of Waco involving a passenger car and an 18-wheeler sent two to a local hospital.
The accident happened just after 7 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of State Highway 31 and FM 2311 in Axtell, Department of Public Safety Sgt. Bryan Washko, said.
The driver of the car was headed west on FM 2311 and failed to stop at the highway intersection, Washko said.
“The passenger car pulled into the path of the truck tractor causing the vehicles to collide,” he said.
The 18-wheeler overturned as a result of a collision.
Both drivers were taken to Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Medical Center in Waco.
Information about the nature and severity of their injuries wasn’t immediately available.
Highway 31 was closed to traffic in the area of the intersection because of the crash.