The DeWitt County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a four vehicle crash on alternate U.S. Highway 77 near Lockhart Cemetery Road at approximately 1:15 p.m. Oct. 8. EMS from Cuero and Yoakum responded tending to four known injuries at the time.
Vehicles involved included a 2006 maroon Mitsubishi sedan, a 2006 beige Ford sedan, a 2006 maroon Ford sedan and a 2012 beige Dodge truck.
The driver of the Dodge truck said he was traveling south on alternate U.S. Highway 77. In an attempt to avoid rear ending the 2006 Mitsubishi, he swerved to the shoulder to go around but still clipped the right rear panel. The driver of the truck came to a stop near a ditch across the road. He was not injured.
The TxDPS Highway Patrol arrived on the scene from Hallettsville. Trooper Drew Alexander is investigating the incident.