From DPS Texas
On September 17, 2021, at approximately 7:45 am, there was a two-vehicle crash in Hopkins County. It occurred on the south service road of IH 30, about six miles west of Sulphur Springs. A 2015 Ford F-750 garbage collection truck was stationary in the eastbound lane with its flashing caution lights activated. A 2007 Toyota Camry was traveling eastbound on the service road, and the driver failed to control the vehicle’s speed and struck the back of the Ford truck.
The driver of the Ford, Lewis Vickers, 70, of Mt. Vernon, was not injured.
The Toyota driver, Angeles Vicente-Hernandez, 34, of Sulphur Springs, was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. A male passenger of the Toyota, Angel Olvera, 11, of Sulphur Springs, died. They also transported another juvenile female passenger in the Toyota to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The crash remains under investigation, and no additional information is currently available.