Angelina crash victim air-flighted to hospital

ANGELINA COUNTY The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) investigated a two vehicle crash this morning on US 69, just north of SH 7.

The preliminary crash investigation indicates at approximately 11:45 a.m., a 2010 Dodge passenger car exited from Jim Bell Loop in an attempt to travel north on US 69 and pulled into the path of a southbound 2015 Kia passenger car.

The driver of the Dodge is identified as 70-year-old Charles Lee, from Pollok, TX. Lee was transported to CHI St. Luke’s Hospital in Lufkin for treatment.

The driver of the Kia is identified as 18-year-old Natalie Cervantes, from Alto, TX. Cervantes was transported to Conroe Regional Medical Center by medical helicopter for treatment.

This crash remains under investigation. No additional information is available at this time