Licking, TX – Donald Stephens Hospitalized After Crash On US 63
Licking, TX (May 13, 2019) – On May 13, around 3:35 p.m., Licking Police Department responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident involving a tractor on US 63.
The incident occurred at the intersection of US 63 and Shafer Road. According to reports, 78-year-old Donald Stephens was attempting to cross US 63 on a John Deere tractor when his vehicle was struck by a 2014 Ford F-150 driven by 50-year-old Lauran Gant.
Stephens was ejected from his tractor, causing serious injuries. Stephens was transported to Texas County Memorial Hospital for medical treatment. Gant and a passenger in her vehicle self-transported to an area hospital for evaluation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time.
Car Accidents In Texas
Every year, more than 17,500 people are seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents across our state. Unfortunately, numerous victims sustain broken bones and other serious injuries that require extensive medical treatment, surgery, and weeks to recover.
When victims are forced out of work to recover, they often deal with overwhelming financial devastation. To make matters worse, they are left to pay thousands of dollars for costly treatment while dealing with overwhelming pain and suffering.
Victims injured in motor vehicle accidents caused by reckless or negligent drivers should contact a car accident attorney in Texas as soon as possible. They may be entitled to restitution to cover costs incurred from their incidents.
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