Car submerges in canal on Turner Road, none seriously injured

Car submerges in canal on Turner Road, none seriously injured

A truck drove into a canal on Turner Road in Jefferson County on Wednesday, Dec. 7 around 8:15 p.m., DPS PIO Stephanie Davis said in a release.

The "1997 Chevrolet pickup truck was traveling southbound on Turner Road" when the driver left the roadway, Davis said, but "the occupants were able to safely get out of the submerged vehicle."

The driver was Nathaniel Mejia, 29, of China. He was traveling with an adult male and minor child. Mejia sustained minor injuries and the other two passengers were not injured.

All occupants were evaluated by emergency personnel at the crash scene.

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