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3-vehicle wreck near Lufkin's Gaslight Plaza sends 2 to hospital

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Emergency personnel in Lufkin are working to clear a three-car accident that occurred on Frank Ave. Friday morning. Two women were transported to a local hospital.

The accident occurred in near the Gaslight Plaza shopping center on W. Frank. Ave. at approximately 11:45 a.m.

According to Greg McGuire, one of the drivers involved in the accident, he was driving west on Frank. Ave. in a Honda Element when he was rear-ended by a Ford pickup. A Dodge Dakota rear-ended the pickup first, causing it to slam into the back of the Element.

The two women who were transported to a local hospital were in the Dodge Dakota, along with two small children. Both women were complaining of neck injuries, and the children were unhurt. The two kids went to the hospital with the women.

Westbound traffic on W. Frank Ave. was blocked to one lane while emergency personnel worked to clear the wreck. The driver of the Dodge Dakota will be issued a citation for failure to control speed.

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