Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

December 10, 2012

South Bullard accident sends four to the hospital

Progress staff reports
Jacksonville Daily Progress

JACKSONVILLE —

A major accident in south Bullard Monday afternoon sent four people to the hospital and closed lanesof traffic in both directions for several hours.

About 12:30 p.m., a trash truck from D S Disposal and an East Texas Support Services minivan collided at the intersection of Highway 69 and Cherokee CR 3801, pinning the occupants in the minivan.

Rescue workers had to remove the roof of the mini-van to extract the passengers.

Two people were taken to the hospital via helicopter and two were transported via ambulance.