Police Release Details About Early Morning Crash That Closed the Houston Harte Expressway
SAN ANGELO, TX — A single-vehicle crash on the Houston Harte Expy. during the early morning hours Wednesday sent a 39-year-old man to hospital.
According to the San Angelo police, the man lost control of his GMC Jimmy SUV and struck the guardrail in the West 1300 block of the Expressway near Central High School.
The vehicle continued straight ahead while scraping against the guardrail until the man ran into a light pole.
Police said the driver was rushed to Shannon Medical Center with minor injuries.
Neither alcohol nor drugs were suspected or considered a factor in the cause of the crash, police said.
The crash prompted police to issue a Nixle alert in the wee morning hours stating that the eastbound lanes of the Houston Harte were closed and advising motorists to find alternate routes. The crash scene was cleared by 6 a.m.
The crash happened at 3 a.m.