Silsbee, TX (December 30, 2019) – The driver killed in a major collision on US Highway 96 has been identified by police.
On December 21, at approximately 12:30 p.m., a silver Toyota SUV and a 2000s-model gray Chevrolet 4 passenger vehicle collided along US Highway 96 at the intersection of Nerren Drive.
The driver of the Toyota, who was identified as 83-year-old Arthur Simmons, incurred fatal injuries and was declared deceased at the scene.
One 76-year-old female passenger inside the SUV was injured and transported to Christus St. Elizabeth for treatment.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Arthur Simmons. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Collisions in Texas
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