Orange man remains in critical condition following rollover crash

Published 12:08 am Friday, November 3, 2023

ORANGE — A one-vehicle rollover crash left a man in critical condition and a juvenile with minor injuries, authorities said.

Orange Police Department Sgt. Isaac Henry said officers were dispatched at 7:07 p.m. Wednesday to the 11600 block of FM 1130 for the crash.

Initial investigation shows a Ford Explorer driven by a 29-year-old man from Orange was passing another vehicle on the curve when he lost control and the vehicle rolled over.

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The driver was thrown from the vehicle and was still listed in critical condition Thursday morning.

A female juvenile passenger received minor injuries and was likely kept from being thrown by her seatbelt. It is unknown at the time if the driver was wearing a seatbelt.

Henry said the driver and passenger were taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont for treatment.