Wet Road Conditions Contribute to Crash on SH 7

March 14, 2015 - Wet road conditions have plagued drivers all week causing a lot of slipping and sliding and contributed to a crash on State Highway 7 Friday, March 13, 2015.

According to Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Dustin Ramos, at 11:04am a Dodge Avenger driven by Jamica Bennett, age 24 of Nacogdoches, was eastbound on SH 7 and failed to drive in a single lane crashing approximately five miles west of Center. The driver lost control of the car which left the roadway, spun to the right and struck a tree with its back distributed and the left center of the vehicle.

Soon after the crash, several good Samaritans stopped at the crash scene and assisted Bennett until emergency medical services could arrive. The driver was transported by ACE EMS to Nacogdoches Medical Center - Center Emergency Department with minor cuts and scraps and possible unknown injuries. Bennett was cited for failure to drive in a single lane.