DPS seeking help in finding car involved in US 59 wreck

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - DPS is seeking the public's help in finding information on red four-door car in which a truck driver said cause a three-vehicle wreck and put a Lufkin man in the hospital Tuesday morning.

DPS spokesman David Hendry said troopers are hoping someone will come forward on who might have been driving a red four-door car when the wreck occurred.

"We're hoping maybe we'll jog someone's memory and they may have any kind of tip that can help us out," he said.

According to the report, Nicky Williams, 48, of Gary, was driving an 18-wheeler on the southbound side and he said a car pulled in front of him, causing him to slam on his brakes, jackknife and go into the northbound lanes and hit two other vehicles.

One of the vehicles was a Toyota Tundra, driven by Michael Ochoa, 51, who was taken to a Lufkin hospital for injuries. He was later taken by ambulance to a Houston hospital, where he is listed in critical condition.

The other vehicle was a Ford Ranger, driven by James Henson, 32, of Lufkin. He was not injured.

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