LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - The accident happened shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday. Lt. Mike Shurley with the Lufkin Police Department said the accident occurred when the driver of a Nissan Altima attempted to cut across the freeway.
He said both drivers involved in the accident were heading Eastbound on Loop 287 towards Highway 59. As the driver of the Nissan Altima attempted to make a left hand turn from the outside lane, she struck a Kia Soul to the left of her.
The driver of the Kia has been identified as 34-year-old Jenny Hogue from Zavalla. Hogue was air lifted from the scene to a hospital for injuries. The driver of the Nissan Altima , 34-year-old Antoinett Hall from Huntsville,was cited for unsafe lane change.
Shurley said further charges could be added on, once the investigation is completed.