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Orange County rollover crash kills 1, injures 3

Luis A. Camps, 20, of Lawrenceville, Georgia, has been identified as the person killed Sunday afternoon in a one-vehicle rollover crash that injured three others  on the IH-10 feeder road near Highway 62 in Orange County.

At approximately 5:20 p.m. Sunday, there was a one vehicle rollover crash on the westbound feeder road of Interstate 10 near Highway 62.

DPS can confirm that one of the occupants was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. Three other occupants in the vehicle were injured in the crash.  Two of those occupants were transported by medical helicopter to Christus-St. Elizabeth Hospital. The other victim was transported by ambulance to a local hospital.  The extent of their injuries were unknown Sunday evening. The fifth occupant received minor injuries and was not transported to the hospital.

The Texas Department of Transportation announced shortly before 8 p.m. that the exit ramp at Interstate 10 and Highway 62 had had been reopened.  The exit ramp will remain closed until all crash debris has been removed from the roadway.  A time frame for reopening the exit ramp cannot be determined at this time.

Information will be released as it becomes available.

About Roger Cowles

Roger Cowles is the editor of The Port Arthur News. Born in Port Arthur, he grew up in Groves. He is a graduate of Port Neches-Groves High School and Lamar University, where he was editor of the University Press. Cowles is married to Celines Del Valle, is a member and past president of The Rotary Club of Port Arthur and serves on a number of boards for local agencies, including the United Way of Mid and South Jefferson County and the Salvation Army.

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