Woman transported to the hospital following wreck on Houston Highway

Victoria firefighters take Helen Smith to Citizens Medical Center following a collision on Houston Highway.

One woman was transported to a Victoria hospital following a wreck on Houston Highway near Azalea Street on Thursday.

Orion Vasquez, 19, of Victoria, was facing east in the turn lane on Houston Highway preparing to make a left-hand turn onto Azalea Street when his black Dodge truck was struck by Helen Smith, 74, of Victoria, who entered the turn lane behind him at 4:12 p.m., said Police Officer Zach DeLaRosa.

Smith was transported to Citizens Medical Center, where she was treated and released.

DeLaRosa said Smith will be cited for failure to control speed.