UPDATE (10/12/2021): San Angelo Police Department released a statement on Friday evening’s multiple vehicle collisions that closed a portion of Houston Harte Expressway eastbound.
According to police, a witness informed them that an SUV traveling eastbound on Houston Harte Expressway at a high rate of speed struck the trailer being pulled by a semi-truck, that was also traveling eastbound on Houston Harte. The collision forced both vehicles into the median.
The driver of the SUV was transported to Shannon Medical Center with non-incapacitating injuries.
San Angelo Police conducted a DWI investigation was conducted on the driver of the SUV due to him being suspected of being under the influence of an unknown narcotic as well as alcohol.
No arrest has been made at this time due to the driver receiving treatment for his injuries sustained during the accident.
It is unknown if a citation has been issued to the driver at this time.
The driver of the semi-truck was not injured during this incident.
This is an ongoing investigation. We will provide more information as it becomes available.
original story SAN ANGELO, Texas – San Angelo Police Department responded to multiple vehicle collisions, including a two vehicle collision on Houston Harte Expressway, Friday evening.
San Angelo Police issued a Nixle Alert, advising drivers to avoid the eastbound lanes of Houston Harte Expressway from Central High School to Bell Street. The alert notified the public the road closure was due to “motor vehicle accidents.”
According to our reporter on-the-scene, the vehicles involved in this incident were a white Chevrolet SUV and a black Sedan.
The extent of injuries, if any, are not known at this time.
The eastbound lanes of Houston Harte Expressway were cleared around 6:30 p.m.
This is an ongoing investigation, we will provide more information as it becomes available.