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Single vehicle accident sends two to the hospital on Thanksgiving Day

The Texas Department of Public Safety investigated a crash on U.S. Highway 96, at the Neches River bridge, that occurred Thursday, November 23.

The preliminary crash investigation indicates that at approximately 3:05 p.m., a 2002 Toyota Tacoma was traveling south. It is reported that the driver failed to drive in a single lane to the left and struck the guard rail.

The driver, identified 40-year-old Cody Holmes of Evadale, and one passenger, 39-year-old Alexander Thornton, were transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.


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