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2 injured in Point Comfort wreck

July 31, 2012 at 2:31 a.m.
Updated Aug. 1, 2012 at 3:01 a.m.

Officials close state Highway 35 in Calhoun County as emergency personnel attend to a crash near Point Comfort.

State Highway 35 near Point Comfort was closed Tuesday afternoon because of a wreck involving an 18-wheeler and a passenger car.

One person was transported to Citizens Medical Center in Victoria, Calhoun County Sheriff's Office Deputy Scott Stanfield said.

Traffic was detoured onto Farm-to-Market Road 1593 to Lolita.

Another injury occurred when one of the wreckers clearing the wreck was injured after a cable snapped, according to Department of Public Safety officials.

The road was re-opened once the wreck was cleared, the DPS official said.

Names of the injured and drivers were not available Tuesday night.



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