Update: According to a release by the Texas Department of Public Safety, preliminary information revealed that a Kenworth truck was travelling southbound on FM 2371, stopping at the stop sign marked intersection of SH 115. The Slaton ISD Ford Expedition SUV was travelling westbound on SH 115, approaching FM 2371.
The Kenworth failed to yield right of way at the stop sign, entering the intersection in front of the Ford Expedition, resulting in a collision. The driver of the Expedition, a faculty member of Slaton ISD, and four passengers, students of Slaton ISD, were transported to Permian Regional Medical Center in Andrews in stable condition.
The crash remains under investigation.
ANDREWS, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- Slaton ISD is asking for prayers after training staff were involved in a crash near Andrews on the way to Kermit for a football game.
The district reported injuries were sustained and those injured were taken to an Andrews hospital for treatment; however the severity of the injuries has not been confirmed. A Slaton ISD parent said she was heading to Andrews to be with her daughter, who was among the reported injured. The exact location of the crash has also not been confirmed but the Winkler County Sheriff’s Office said it was “just outside of Andrews”.
No other details have been released, and we will update this story as soon as more information becomes available.