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1 killed, 2 injured after trucks collide on 1942

CROSBY – Another case of failure to yield right of way was fatal for a man and a dog, a young woman and another dog were critically injured at the intersection of FM 1942 and Bohemian Hall on Monday morning.

It was about 10:40 a.m. on August 6 when a southbound green older model F-150 on Bohemian Hall Road approached a stop sign that has lights and signs warning of the intersection directly between Crosby and the oil production fields for most of the world. At the same time a white cement truck was westbound on FM 1942.

According to Traffic Investigator Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy L. Hernandez, “The westbound driver approaching the Bohemian Hall intersection sees the green truck didn’t stop, it just entered the roadway. He tried to brake and couldn’t stop in time and struck the truck at the driver’s side.

The driver of the green truck had a twenty year old female passenger, her arm was severed right at the shoulder. She was transported to Memorial Hospital via LifeFlight. The driver of the green vehicle was deceased at the scene.”

Raymond George Wike, Jr., is listed as the driver of the green vehicle according to Harris County Sheriff’s Traffic Reports released Tuesday, the name of the woman has not been released. There were two young dogs, aboard the F-150, one died on impact and the other was taken to a local veterinarian by Harris County Emergency Service District #5, the ambulance service for Crosby. Jesus Sauceda, the driver of the white concrete mixer truck, was transported by HCESD#5 to a local hospital said to be “shaken up” and for minor injuries according to reports on Tuesday.

The Harris County traffic Enforcement Division is still examining this accident and an investigation continues.

Meanwhile the Keystone XL Pipeline battles hurdles to come to Mont Belvieu and the Port of Houston is on schedule to provide most of the U.S. export to the Panama Canal, the canal completes its expansion in 2014. FM 1942 connects Crosby to Baytown and Mont. Belvieu.