Two injured in crash in Falls Co.

A Leon County man is in the hospital tonight after crossing the path of a semi truck.

FALLS COUNTY - Two men were injured after an accident involving a semi and a pickup around 1:05 p.m. Wednesday at SH 7 and FM 1771.

A Chevrolet pickup traveling north on FM 1771 failed to yield right of way, according to DPS SGT D.L. Wilson.  The pickup stopped but then proceeded to cross SH 7 northbound with another vehicle blocking his view that was turning left onto FM 1771 from westbound SH 7.  The pickup crossed into the path of a westbound semi.  The pickup was hit in passenger side and spun around. The Semi rolled over and completely blocked both lanes of SH 7. 

The driver of the Pickup was a 64-year-old male out of Marquez, he was flown to Baylor S&W Waco with injuries that are still unknown.  The driver of Semi was a 40-year-old male from Alabama. He was taken by ambulance to a Marlin Hospital with minor injuries.  

Texas DPS is still investigating the crash.

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