Jeep Rolls Several Times On US HWY 87
SAN ANGELO, TX — Shortly after 11:30 a.m. this morning law enforcement agencies and first responders were dispatched to a rollover accident on US HWY 87 near the intersection of FM 2105.
According to Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper Young, a white jeep was traveling down US 87 when a blue Toyota pulled out from FM 2105 and collided with the Jeep. The impact caused the Jeep to roll 2-3 times. The driver of the Toyota told Trooper Young that his view was obstructed and did not see the oncoming Jeep.
The passenger of the Jeep was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital for injuries to the hand. The driver of the Jeep and the two occupants of the Toyota were not injured.
Tom Green County Sheriff's Office officers directed traffic as the accident was being investigated. All lanes should be open within the hour for regular traffic. The Grape Creek Volunteer Fire Department also responded to the accident.
The driver of the Toyota was given a citation for failure to yield right of way at an intersection/stop sign.