Kountze, TX – Victims Injured in FM 1293 Collision Identified by Police
Kountze, TX (January 22, 2020) – A motor vehicle accident on Tuesday claimed one man’s life and left four others injured.
At around 7:15 a.m., on January 21, the Texas Department of Public Safety reported to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident on Farm to Market Road 1293. Reports indicate that a 2005 Ford pickup truck and a 2009 GMC SUV collided along the roadway at the intersection of Farm to Market Road 1003.
A passenger in the SUV, who was identified as 48-year-old Enrique Gonzalez, was ejected from the vehicle. Gonzalez was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
The driver of the SUV, identified as 83-year-old John Prince, along with 32-year-old Marlena Toomey, who was a passenger in the Ford, and her 10-year-old son, were all transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital for treatment.
Toomey’s 13-year-old daughter was airlifted from the scene to Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston with serious injuries.
At this time, police are investigating.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family Enrique Gonzalez. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
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