Teenager dies, 5 others seriously injured in 7-vehicle crash at I-35
A 7-vehicle crash which occurred near Bell Expo Center, has claimed the life of 13-year old Florida teenager, leaving five others in critical conditions.
The crash occurred at about 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday on northbound Interstate 35 near Shanklin Road, Belton.
The other five who sustained various degrees of injuries taken to Scott & White Medical Center in Temple.
The juvenile name’s was not immediately identified by the Texas Department of Public Safety because of his age.
One of the victims that sustained serious injuries was flown to the hospital and the others taken by ambulance.
Six other people involved in the crash, were not seriously hurt.
Initial reports indicated first responders were performing CPR on four or more people including children.
Investigations are on going to know if the driver who caused the crash was not in his right frame of mine at the time of the accident.