7 injured in major wreck on FM 365

Published 4:58 pm Thursday, December 1, 2016

Seven people were injured in a major wreck on FM 365 on Thursday.

The wreck happened around 11:30 a.m. in the 1600 block of FM 365 after an elderly man traveling west on FM 365 veered into the common turn lane and struck a vehicle that was in the turn lane attempting to turn into Park Central Apartments, according to a press release from the Port Arthur Police Department.

A portion of the road was closed to traffic while emergency crews worked the wreck. Three medical helicopters were called the scene.

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One person was sent to John Sealy Hospital in Galveston and six were sent to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.

Several of the victims received serious injuries.