Driver Survives Major Crash with Guardrail on SH 7

December 6, 2018 - Emergency personnel were dispatched to a major single-vehicle rollover crash 11 1/2 miles west of Center just after CR 1234 on December 5, 2018.

According to Texas Department of Public Safety State Trooper Jonathan Stinson, at 3:40pm a 17-year-old female of Nacogdoches was driving a black 2013 Ford F-350 was eastbound on State Highway 7 West. 

The driver was headed from school in Nacogdoches to Center when the right rear fender of the Ford struck the eastbound guardrail. The collision caused the truck to roll one time, and come to rest at the other end of the guardrail facing westbound, with the left rear of the truck resting against the guardrail.

An ambulance was on scene; however, the driver only received minor scratches and was released at the scene.

A citation was issued for fail to drive in a single lane. 

West Shelby County Volunteer Fire Department firemen directed traffic at the location until the crash debris was clear at 5:15pm.