Two people were taken to the hospital following a two-vehicle wreck Friday morning north of Alvord.Department of Public Safety Trooper Jackson Bridgeman said a pickup driven by Chance Mitchell of Sunset was stopped at the crossover on U.S. 81/287 at County Road 1591 when he began to pull out into the southbound lanes of the highway and struck a southbound sports utility vehicle driven by Jose Lozano.
The impact caused the SUV to roll several times and come to rest in a ditch on the west side of the roadway. Mitchell’s truck was spun around and ended up partially in the median.
Mitchell and a passenger in the SUV, Gustavo Garcia, were transported by ground ambulance to Wise Regional Health System in Decatur.
The accident happened around 9 a.m. and slowed traffic in the area for about 45 minutes.