Accident Sends Two People to the Hospital

An early morning accident on Highway 79 sends two people to the hospital.  It happened around 8:30a.m. on Monday morning. 

Authorities on scene said the driver of a Chevy Sedan was traveling southbound on the highway and tried to turn left on FM 1954.  Authorities said another driver was heading north on the highway when they collided head on.  The Chevy caught fire.  Several first responders were on the scene of the accident.

The female driver and a young child inside the Chevy were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.  The other driver suffered back pain, but was not taken to the hospital.