1 person injured in 1-vehicle rollover wreck on US 59 in Angelina County

ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A 46-year-old Lufkin man suffered unknown injuries after he was involved in a one-vehicle rollover wreck on U.S. Highway 59 just north of FM 2018 Thursday afternoon.

According to a press release, Texas Department of Public Safety troopers responded to and investigated the crash.

The preliminary crash report shows that Eddie Turner was driving a 2006 Lincoln passenger car south on U.S. 59 when he drove off the road to the left. Turner allegedly overcorrected to the right, and his car overturned. The Lincoln came to rest off the road the press release stated.

Turner was taken to CHI St. Luke's Health Memorial Hospital in Lufkin for treatment of unspecified injuries.

Rhonda Oaks, a spokeswoman for the Texas Department of Transportation, said that both sides of U.S. 59 are now open to traffic, now that the wreck has been cleared.

The wreck is still under investigation.

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