U.S. 96 at Loop 500 Scene of Single-Vehicle Crash

April 1, 2020 - U.S. Highway 96 North just past Loop 500 was the scene of a single-vehicle crash Friday, March 26, 2020.

Emergency responders with the Shelby County Sheriff's Department were alerted to the scene of the crash.

According to Texas Department of Public Safety State Trooper Justin Sikes, at just before 12-noon a black GMC Sierra was southbound on U.S. Highway 96 headed to the emergency room, when the driver stated he passed out due to a previous injury.

The GMC left the roadway to the right where it traveled over a culvert and flipped over before coming to rest on its top.

Fitzgerald was transported to Nacogdoches Medical Center - Shelby Emergency Department for treatment.

Shelby County Sheriff's Deputies directed traffic at the scene until the vehicle was clear.