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4-month-old among three hurt in violent Walker County Crash

DPS Troopers say an 18-wheeler slammed into two cars on the side of I-45 near mile maker 130.

WALKER COUNTY, Texas — A violent crash in Walker County involving a car, a pickup and a big rig sent three people to area hospitals Thursday.

Among those hurt was a 4-month-old boy. The infant and a 27-year-old woman were both taken by Life Flight to a hospital in the Texas Medical Center.

A 34-year-old man was also hurt. He was taken by ambulance to a hospital. All three victims are expected to survive their injuries, Texas troopers tell KHOU 11.

According to crash investigators, the driver of the car and pickup were stopped on I-45 near mile marker 130 in Walker County after a crash. Troopers are investigating why the driver of the 18-wheeler didn't see the stopped traffic and slammed into the stopped vehicles.

The crash happened just after 11:30 a.m. Thursday. All three of the victims are listed in serious condition.

DPS troopers haven't said if anyone will be charged in the wreck.

Credit: Google Earth
Google Earth Map shows the location of the crash

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