Tractor driver injured in crash on FM 236

Oct. 22, 2012 at 5:22 a.m.

A Victoria man was in stable condition Monday in a San Antonio hospital after the tractor he was driving Saturday afternoon was struck by a pickup.

The crash occurred about 2:30 p.m. on Farm-to-Market Road 236, seven-tenth of a mile north of FM 1685.

A 2010 Chevrolet pickup traveling west on FM 236 left the roadway and struck the New Holland tractor, also going west on the shoulder, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety report.

Robert Dial, 51, of Victoria, the driver of the tractor, was taken to DeTar Hospital before being flown to University Hospital in San Antonio.

Fred Staehr, 54, of Victoria, driving the pickup, was uninjured.

Trooper Vern Sterry investigated the crash.



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