MLK, Loop 500 Scene of Major Crash

September 14, 2020 - Loop 500 at Martin Luther King Drive in Center was the scene of a major two-vehicle collision Monday, September 14, 2020 at around 5:15pm between a passenger car and an RV trailer.

Center Police Department confirms Quinnon Gardner, 41, of Center was the driver of a gold 2005 Lincoln Town Car which was traveling from Martin Luther King Drive and onto Loop 500 where it collided with the side of a Keystone Alpine 5th wheel being pulled by a grey Ford F350 4x4 pickup truck.

The driver of the truck appeared to have been unharmed, and Gardner was transported by ambulance to Nacogdoches Medical Center - Shelby Emergency Department for treatment.

Additional information will be added to this article when it's made available.

Construction work has been ongoing on Loop 500 and pilot vehicles kept traffic moving while Center Fire Department personnel diverted traffic around the crash scene.