Gainesville residents seriously hurt in Dallas-area crash
Texas DPS investigated a head-on collision on the President George Bush Turnpike in Garland, Texas, on July 27, 2022. (Google Maps)
(KTEN) — Two Grayson County residents received "incapacitating injuries" in a head-on crash late Wednesday night on the President George Bush Turnpike in Garland, Texas.
The Texas Department of Public Safety said a Volkswagen Jetta driven by 33-year-old Brandon Thompson of Gainesville was headed east on the toll road when it turned around and began driving against the flow of traffic.
Thompson's vehicle struck a second car head-on just after 11:30 p.m. The other driver, 61-year-old Jong Joe of Sachse, Texas, was seriously injured.
Brandon Thompson and his passenger, 35-year-old Michael Thompson of Gainesville, were both hospitalized.
DPS said the incident remains under investigation.