2 in hospital, 1 in jail following crash on SW Loop 323 in Tyler

Updated: Feb. 22, 2021 at 12:49 AM CST
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TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - A late Sunday night crash has left two in the hospital and a man in jail.

The wreck happened sometime before 11:15 p.m. at the intersection of SSW Loop 323 and Frankston Highway.

According to police reports, 24-year-old Broderick Willis, of Tyler, was driving southbound in a Ford F-250 on Frankston Highway approaching Loop 323 before he allegedly ran the red light. The F-250 hit a vehicle on the Loop. After impact, Willis allegedly ran but was caught by a Tyler Police Department sergeant.

Willis was subsequently booked into the Smith County Jail on charges of Driving While Intoxicated, Intoxication Assault x 2 and Accident Involving Damage to Vehicle >=$200.

Both occupants of the victims’ vehicle were transported to UT Health by EMS, with the driver taken to the ICU. The passenger was treated and released.

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