A Rollover On Highway 69 Has Left Six Injured And Two In Serious Condition

A rollover accident on Highway 69 left six injured and two in serious condition Tuesday. It happened around 3:00 p.m., just north of FM 346. That's just outside the Tyler city limits.

A Ford pick-up truck carrying eight people was traveling North when its front right tire blew out. Police say the driver then lost control and went across the median into oncoming traffic. The truck then hit a ditch and rolled several times before coming to a stop.

Two victims were flown to local hospitals. The other six were taken to hospitals in ambulances. The passengers were traveling from Jacksonville and work for a tree trimming company. No names or conditions have been released.

Molly Reuter, reporting. mreuter@kltv.com