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Orange woman and two children injured in Hardin County wreck on Tuesday

To The Leader

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers responded to a multiple vehicle crash on State Hwy. 105 in Hardin County at approximately 7 p.m. on Tuesday.  The crash occurred a few miles east of Sour Lake, Texas.
The preliminary DPS crash investigation indicates that a 2016 Toyota Corolla was traveling eastbound onState Hwy. 105 followed by a GMC SUV and a 2017 Ford SUV.  A 2008 Toyota SUV was traveling westbound on State Hwy. 105.

The driver of the GMC failed to control speed and rear-ended the Toyota Corolla. The impact of the collision pushed the Corolla into oncoming traffic where it was struck by the 2008 Toyota SUV.

The driver of the Ford SUV tried to avoid the crash, but also struck the Toyota Corolla.

The driver of the Toyota Corolla, 22-year-old Shelby Young of Orange, and her two passengers were transported to St. Elizabeth hospital with serious injuries.  The two passengers were children, ages 10 and 7.

The driver of the 2008 Toyota, 19-year-old Glen Willis Jr. of Sour Lake, and his passenger were also transported to St. Elizabeth hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the Ford, 39-year-old Brian Bradford of Spring, was not injured in the crash.

The driver of the GMC, 41-year-old Kandace Fain of Liberty, and her passenger were not injured.

This is an ongoing crash and there are no additional details available at this time.