Texting 17-year-old injured in early-morning wreck

A 17-year-old Victoria teen was taken to the hospital after a wreck near the intersection of North Ben Jordan and East Sabine streets at 4:56 a.m. Thursday.

The driver told emergency personnel he was texting when he lost control and hit a curb and pole before the car overturned, said Sgt. Phillip Barron with the Victoria Police Department.

He was taken by ambulance to Citizens Medical Center, where he was later released, Barron said.

No citations were issued in the wreck.