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One driver critically hurt in collision on Eastex Freeway service road
BEAUMONT - Doctors are treating a driver for serious injuries following a collision on the Eastex Freeway in Beaumont.
Police say it appears the driver of a Honda may have pulled out in front of a Dodge truck Wednesday afternoon on the northbound service road of Eastex Freeway near Chinn Lane, between Tram and Lawrence.
The pick-up truck t-boned the Honda pulling out of Chinn Lane. Two people in the Honda were transported to Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth for their injuries. The driver is in critical conditon. A man and 3 children were in the truck and they were transported to Baptist Beaumont Hospital with minor injuries.
Firefighters had to use the jaws of life to open the driver's door of the Honda.
The accident is in under investigation.