Joaquin mother, child air-flighted to Shreveport after early Wednesday morning wreck

two-vehicle wreck happened on Texas Hwy. 7 about 4 miles east of Center

SHELBY COUNTY The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to a two vehicle crash this morning on SH 7, about four miles east of Center.

The preliminary crash investigation indicates at approximately 6:35 a.m., a 2009 Ford SUV was traveling west and failed to control speed and struck a 2018 Dodge pickup from behind that was stopped for a school bus loading passengers.

The driver of the Dodge is identified as 50 year-old James Beasley from Marshall. Beasley was not injured as a result of the crash.

The driver of the Ford is identified as 26-year-old Tiffany Mayfield from Joaquin. Mayfield and a 2-year-old male passenger were both transported by medical helicopter to LSU Medical Center in Shreveport for treatment.

No additional information is available at this time.

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