Beaumont man dies in I-10 crash just outside of Orange

Beaumont man dies in I-10 crash just outside of Orange

On Nov. 11, 2017, at about 1:15 a.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) received a report of a multiple vehicle crash on I-10 in Orange County, about one mile west of Orange, Sgt. Stephanie Davis said in a release.

DPS's preliminary reports indicate that a 2011 Honda Civic was traveling westbound on I-10 followed by a 2016 Dodge pickup truck, a Honda passenger vehicle and another Dodge pickup truck. For an unknown reason, the driver of the Honda Civic struck the outside concrete wall and came to rest in the middle of the roadway. The Honda Civic was then struck by the other three vehicles.

The driver of the Honda Civic, Travion Ray Leaven, 25, of Beaumont, was transported by ambulance to St. Elizabeth hospital in critical condition.

Leaven did not survive his injuries and was pronounced deceased by medical personnel at approximately 1:45 p.m. on Nov. 11, 2017.

The passenger of the Honda Civic, Jai Daw, 22, of Beaumont, was transported by ambulance to St. Elizabeth hospital in serious condition. At this time, there are no updates on her medical condition. No other injuries were reported.

- Texas DPS

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