FROM STAFF REPORTS
PALO PINTO COUNTY – Both lanes of traffic were closed along U.S. Highway 281 north of Mineral Wells for about 15 minutes Tuesday morning as a rescue helicopter landed to transport one occupant of a single-vehicle crash to a Fort Worth hospital.
The crash happened shortly before 11 a.m. just south of Salesville Road.
According to a Department of Public Safety trooper at the scene, the cause of the wreck is not yet known, though he said the vehicle was heading south before the driver apparently lost control.
The Chevrolet Cavalier traveled across the northbound lane of traffic and hit a roadside ditch, colliding with a fence.
Authorities said a female occupant was taken via air ambulance to John Peter Smith Hospital while the other occupant, a male, was transported by ambulance to Palo Pinto General Hospital.
Other details were not available from DPS Tuesday.
FROM STAFF REPORTS
- Local News
Palo Pinto A&M Club Unites for ‘Aggie Muster’
Former students of Texas A&M University will assemble in Mineral Wells on April 21 for the annual Texas Aggie Muster to honor all Texas Aggies who have passed away within the last year.
It's not hard to have an eggs-cellent Easter egg hunt.
Blue Bonnet Garden Club’s Monthly Meeting
The Blue Bonnet Garden Club met recently for its regular monthly meeting.
Police arrest 2 on different charges
A Mineral Wells Police Department investigation Friday, April 11, of an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle report led to the arrest of two men on theft and drug charges.
History repeating itself at Baker?
History repeats itself in the strangest ways.
Mineral Wells Woman's Club
Mineral Wells Woman's Club met on April 2 for their noon Membership Tea and program.
PPC jury hands down guilty verdict in manslaughter case Wednesday
Wednesday a Palo Pinto County jury found Nathan Luke Nichols, 24, of Stephenville, formerly of Santo, guilty of two counts of manslaughter.
State flower popping up
Bluebonnets are as much a part of Texas lore as horned toads and the Alamo.
Doggie Palooza promises fun and furry friends
Expect a dog-day afternoon at the end of April at South Side Church of Christ in Mineral Wells.
Parker and Palo Pinto county cops work aggravated kidnapping arrest
One man was jailed as a result of an aggravated kidnapping, Sunday, March 30.
- More Local News Headlines
- Palo Pinto A&M Club Unites for ‘Aggie Muster’