Severe injuries result from evening accident

Severe injuries result from evening accident

A major wreck on Interstate 10 forced Beaumont police to close the eastbound lanes on the evening of Feb. 19, the Beaumont Police Department reports.

According to a news release from BPD, at 6:49 p.m. Beaumont Police officers were dispatched to I-10 at Hollywood in reference to a major accident. Upon arrival, Beaumont police officers assisted Beaumont Fire in extracting a female passenger trapped in a truck. The other vehicle involved was an 18-wheeler, reportedly stopped due to heavy traffic when struck by the truck. Beaumont EMS transported a female driver of the truck and a small child passenger to St. Elizabeth Hospital with serious injuries.

No names or ages have been released at the time of the release.

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