Van collides with truck hauling railroad ties in Hockley County - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

2/16/10

Van collides with truck hauling railroad ties in Hockley County, one injured

By Karin Slyker | email

HOCKLEY COUNTY, TX (KCBD) - Hockley County authorities are investigating a serious accident involving a van and an 18-wheeler.

First responders tell KCBD NewsChannel 11, that it happened just after 10:00 a.m. on Foster Road, about five miles north of Ropesville.

The van sustained serious front end damage after slamming into the back of the flat bed trailer hauling railroad ties. Aerocare flew the driver, Brian Earl Glann, to University Medical Center with serious injuries.

The truck driver, Steven Flippin, was not hurt.

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