Press Release From Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jason Ricketson
On Thursday, May 18, at 5:07 pm, Sulphur Springs Police responded to the intersection of Hillcrest Drive and Airport Road about a significant crash. According to a preliminary investigation, a 2008 Chevrolet Avalanche was northbound on Hillcrest Drive approaching the intersection of Airport Road. A 2016 Honda CR-V was westbound on Airport Road from the stop sign. The Honda failed to yield the right of way, causing the crash.
The driver of the Honda was transported to Christus Mother Francis but later succumbed to her injuries. They identified the driver as Rebecca Wright Flippin, 68, from Sulphur Springs.
The driver of the Chevrolet was also transported to Christus Mother Francis and was treated and released.
Please keep all involved in your thoughts and prayers.