Two-car accident sends one person to the hospital

Two-car accident sends one person to the hospital

WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) - A late-night car accident on the north side of Wichita Falls sends one man to the hospital.

Just after 11 p.m. Monday night, local, county and state law enforcement responded to a two-car accident in the 5500 block of Central Freeway.

Authorities say the accident happened in the southbound lane, north of Bacon Switch Road when the driver of a silver Ford truck rear-ended a blue Chrysler Venture minivan.  DPS troopers say the minivan was being pulled by another vehicle when it was struck by the truck.

Troopers say the driver of the truck was able to exit his vehicle and wait on the side of the road to be checked out by paramedics.  Troopers say he had only minor injuries.

Authorities say the driver of the minivan was transported to United Regional with unknown injuries.

The cause of the accident is still being investigated.

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