January 12, 2015 - Emergency personnel was dispatched to the scene of a two-vehicle crash on the Logansport Bridge on U.S. Highway 84 East in Haslam on Saturday, January 10, 2015.
The Joaquin Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to the crash to provide traffic control as the westbound side of the roadway was blocked. The firemen were able to provide a safe travel area allowing vehicles to travel through as the crash scene was being investigated.
According to Texas Department of Public Safety State Trooper Jade Lavergne, at 7:36pm a white 2000 Ford pickup truck driven by Thomas Gibbs, 40, of Joaquin was traveling eastbound on U.S. Highway 84 when a medical issue occurred. Gibbs traveled into the westbound lane and struck a gold 2005 Dodge pickup truck head-on causing major damage. The Dodge was driven by Jamie Brenton McCardle, 27, of Malone Fl. and currently residing in Logansport.
No injuries were reported as a result of the crash. Gibbs was issued citations for driving while license invalid and driving on the wrong side of the roadway not passing.
The scene was cleared at 8:41pm.