Hurst Street at Walmart Scene of Two-Vehicle Crash (Updated)

May 11, 2020 - Hurst Street at the intrance to Walmart was the scene of a two-vehicle crash Monday, May 11, 2020.

According to Center Police Officer Maegan Wright, a black 2010 Ford Focus driven by Jonathan Windham, 37, of Center was leaving the Walmart parking lot entering Hurst Street. At that time a 1999 tan Cadillac sedan driven by Joel Gilliard, 52, of San Augustine was southbound on Hurst Street.

The Ford failed to yield right of way to the Cadillac and entered Hurst street which caused the vehicles to collide and cause major damage. 

The Cadillac came to rest in the middle of Hurst Street and the Ford remained in the Walmart driveway exit.

Windham and his passenger Jennifer Windham, 39, and a 17-year-old were not reported injured as a result of the crash, while Gilliard and his passengers Meredith McDowell, 20, Crystal Torgerson, 38, a 14-year-old and a 12-year-old were equally not reported to have received injury.

Both vehicles were towed from the scene to remove them from the roadway.