Highlanders injured in crash

HIGHLANDS– Five employees of the Gerland’s Food Fair market were seriously injured in an auto accident last Friday night, according to reports.

Driving to a social event along I-10 west, their suburban van swerved to avoid some debris, and went out of control near the McCarty exit, rolling over several times. The accident occured about 9:30 in the evening.

Taken to Ben Taub by Houston EMS were the five young adults in the van. At press time, several had been treated and operated on for serious injuries. No other details were available.