ANGELINA COUNTY (KTRE) - Two people were transported to the hospital after an SUV collided with a motorcycle on Saturday evening. The crash happened along US 59, south of the Angelina County Airport.
According to a press release from Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. David Hendry, the preliminary crash investigation indicates that at approximately 6:20 p.m., a 2018 Ford SUV exited a local road and began traveling north in the inside lane.
Two motorcycles traveling together, also in the inside lane, attempted to avoid a collision with the Ford. The driver of a 2018 Harley Davidson motorcycle drove to the left of the Ford and then attempted to re-enter the inside lane, striking the left front portion of the SUV.
The driver of the Ford is identified as Linda Frankens, 64, from Diboll. Frankens was not injured during the crash.
The driver of the motorcycle is identified as Jeremy Torrence, 46, from Converse, TX. Torrence was transported to CHI St. Luke’s Hospital in Lufkin for treatment.
A passenger traveling with Torrence is identified as Barbara Delong, 44, of Luling, TX. Delong was transported to Conroe Regional Medical Center by medical helicopter for treatment.
No additional information is available at this time.