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Truck/car collision injures driver

The roof of the pick-up was crushed in and the front of the vehicle is nearly flattened following a collision with a sand transport truck whose driver insists was pulling onto CrosbyLynchburg Road when the alleged speeding pickup hit the rear of his vehicle.

BARRETT STATION – A local pickup was mangled and Lifeflight helicopters had to standby as Crosby Volunteer Fire Dept. attempted to rescue a pickup driver in critical condition after a roadway crash with a truck from a sand mining operation.

The accident occurred just before 7:00 a.m. last Thursday on Crosby-Lynchburg Rd. near Floy.

The driver of the tractor trailer truck said he was pulling onto Crosby-Lynchburg when the pickup smashed into the rear of the trailer.

A man driving the car was trapped for a half hour before Crosby VFD could free him with the jaws of life.

Harris County Sheriff’s Traffic Investigators continue to look into the circumstances.