State Highway 7, CR 1211 Scene of Four-vehicle Crash (Update)

January 25, 2023 - State Highway 7 West in at CR 1211 was the scene of a crash involving four vehicles Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at around 7am.

One vehicle remained in the middle of the highway, and two other vehicles involved were on the eastbound side of the roadway when emergency responders arrived at the scene.

Center Fire Department personnel were called to the scene with Jaws of Life to help extricate the driver of one vehicle and assist emergency medical services in transporting him from the location.

Texas Department of Public Safety State Trooper Taylor Buster, assisted by Sgt. Aaron Shelton, are investigating the crash and they were assisted at the scene by Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputies and a Center Police Department officer who was heading home when she drove up on the crash.

At this time, the driver of one vehicle is known to have been flown by helicopter from a landing zone at Excelsior ISD for treatment at a hospital.

West Shelby County Volunteer Fire personnel directed traffic at the scene.

According to details released by Texas Department of Public Safety, the preliminary investigation indicates that at approximately 6:50 a.m., a 2011 Toyota passenger car was traveling west, while a 2019 Cadillac SUV was traveling east. It is reported that the driver of the Toyota traveled into the oncoming lane and struck the Cadillac. Behind the Cadillac was a 2019 Chevrolet passenger car which struck debris from the crash. A secondary crash occurred when a 2014 Chevrolet passenger car was traveling west and struck the Toyota.

Glynndarius Mccoy, 24, of Nacogdoches, the driver of the Toyota, was transported to LSU – Shreveport for treatment. Mccoy was cited for traveling on the wrong side of the road, no safety belt and open container. 

Hallie Martin, 21, of Chireno, driver of the Cadillac, was transported to Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital for treatment. 

The driver of the 2019 Chevrolet, identified as Jokitha Oliphant, 42, was not injured. 

Ahmad Chumbley, 32, of Center, driver of the 2014 Chevrolet, was transported to Center ER for treatment.

This is an ongoing investigation and there is no additional information available at this time.

Photo courtesy WSCVFD