Two car accident backs up Farm Road 324 during rush hour

By Morgan Thomas - bio | email

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) – A two vehicle accident backed up traffic going both directions on Farm Road 324 during rush hour Monday evening.

Around 5:10 PM Sarah Botsford, 17, was turning left onto Farm Road 324 from Farm Road 1336 when her red Chrysler Sebring was hit by a white 2000 Kia.  The Kia hit the back, left side of her vehicle.

The driver of the Kia, Samuel Chambers, 39, was heading southbound on Farm Road 324. According, Patrol Officer Victor Rosales of Lufkin P.D., the red Sebring turned left at a stop sign without seeing the Kia.

Sarah Botsford was cited for failure to right-away at a stop sign.  Both drivers felt sore, but not medical transports were necessary.

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