Silsbee, TX – Crash At FM 92 and Ben D Smith Road Sends One To Hospital

Silsbee, TX (August 16, 2019) – On August 15 around 6:15 a.m., emergency crews responded to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident at Farm to Market Road 92 and Ben D. Smith Road.

Reports from the police state that the driver of a Corolla failed to yield the right of way at the intersection. As the vehicle passed through, it collided with a Geo Tracker, which was driven by 47-year-old Richard Valentine.

Valentine was transported via medical helicopter to St. Elizabeth Hospital in critical condition.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Richard Valentine and his family at this time.

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