Photos courtesy of West Shelby County Volunteer Fire Department
July 13, 2022 - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers investigated a single-vehicle crash on State Highway 7 West, just west of County Road 1210, that occurred on Sunday, July 10, 2022.
The preliminary investigation indicates that at approximately 3am, a grey 2000 Ford Expedition SUV was traveling west. It is reported that the driver of the SUV fell asleep and drifted off the road to the right, struck a power pole and overturned.
The driver identified as Areli Echeverria Cordova, 52, of Beaumont, refused treatment. Cordova was issued a citation for not having a driver's license.
There is no additional information available at this time.
West Shelby County Volunteer Fire Department and Shelby County Sheriff's Department assisted at the scene.