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2 adults, child injured when truck rear-ends furniture trailer on U.S. 59

ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) -

ANGELINA COUNTY, Texas (KTRE) - Two adults and a child were injured Friday morning when a pickup truck rear-ended a trailer carrying furniture on the intersection of U.S. 59 and FM 2021.

As of 11:20 a.m., southbound traffic was moving slow as crews worked to clear the scene.

Four people were stuck in an SUV as the trailer carrying furniture ended up on top of their vehicle.

The adults, Barbara Moreland, and Bobby Adams, 33, and a child, Skyler Adams, 3, were taken by ambulance to a hospital with unknown injuries. The driver, James Adams, 62, remained on the scene.

State Trooper Rodney Tucker said a pickup, driven by Andrew Haught, 37, rear-ended the trailer as tried to make a right-hand turn onto FM 2021. Tucker said Haught explained he was using his cell phone in the inside lane and when he put it down, he drifted into the outside lane and clipped the trailer.

The group was moving furniture from Nacogdoches and was less than a mile from their home when they were rear-ended.

Tucker said the injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

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