One killed in multiple vehicle wreck

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, Texas – A Nacogdoches County man died Tuesday from injuries sustained in a multiple vehicle wreck on state Hwy. 7 E. about four miles east of Nacogdoches. The preliminary investigation by the sheriff’s office indicates the deceased intentionally caused the two crashes. The deceased’s name is not being released at this time. NCSO deputies and emergency responders were dispatched to the 2600 block of state Hwy. 7 E. at 10:47 a.m. in regards to a two-vehicle crash involving the deceased individual’s 2005 Toyota Highlander and a 2018 Hyundai Elantra occupied by a 26-year-old driver and a 19-year-old passenger. While deputies
were en route, a second crash was reported between the deceased and a third vehicle. Initial analysis of the crash site indicates the deceased individual was traveling west when he veered into the east-bound lane towards the Hyundai.
The deceased individual then exited his vehicle and continued eastbound on the highway on foot. The investigation shows the deceased intentionally ran into the westbound lane towards an oncoming 2018 Ford SUV, which collided with him.
The driver and passenger in the Hyundai were taken to a local hospital to be treated for injuries, and were released Tuesday. The driver of the Ford SUV was released from the scene after being examined by EMS. The deceased individual was transported by ambulance to a local hospital, where he died of his injuries. The investigation into the crashes is ongoing. The Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the Nacogdoches Fire Department, Nacogdoches County Emergency Medical Services, and the Texas Department of Public Safety for their assistance in this case.