Two in Lufkin hospital following single-vehicle crash

Two in Lufkin hospital following single-vehicle crash
Two people are in the hospital after a single vehicle crash in Lufkin on Friday. (Source: File graphic)

LUFKIN, Texas (KTRE) - Two people were transported to a Lufkin-area hospital following a single-vehicle crash Friday afternoon.

According to City of Lufkin Communications Director Jessica Pebsworth, at about 2:15 p.m., Lufkin Police Department officers responded to a single-vehicle accident in the 1100 block of South John Redditt Drive near the intersection of Crooked Creek Drive.

Pebsworth said the driver was southbound on South John Redditt Drive in a silver Nissan Rogue when he veered to the right and hit a guardrail, taking out eight of its posts.

The man and his female passenger were both transported to a local hospital. Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, Pebsworth said.

The scene is now clear, and the crash remains under investigation.

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