Lufkin, TX – Ricky Boyd Injured in Lone Star Rd (County Rd 137) Collision
Lufkin, TX (January 2, 2020) – A motor vehicle accident on Lone Star Road left one man seriously injured.
At 6 p.m., on January 1, the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident on Lone Star Road.
Reports indicate that 20-year-old Carlos Malpica was traveling north along the roadway in a 2002 Chevrolet pickup truck when he struck 64-year-old Ricky Boyd, who was riding a horse.
Malpica fled the scene of the accident without stopping to render aid. Thankfully, he was later apprehended and charged with intoxication assault.
Boyd was rushed to CHI St. Luke’s Health-Memorial for treatment.
Our thoughts are with Ricky Boyd and his family at this time.
Car Accidents in Texas
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