North Amarillo wreck sends one to hospital

North Amarillo wreck sends one to hospital

AMARILLO - An area man was taken to the hospital in critical condition after wrecking into a semi-truck Wednesday night.

The accident happened on Loop 335 and Sherrill Avenue, just inside Amarillo city limits.

The Amarillo Police Department says the driver of the car, an unidentified elderly male, was driving west on Loop 335 and for an unknown reason, crossed the center lane and struck the trailer of an eastbound semi.

First responders extricated the driver from his vehicle and later took him to an area hospital. Officials said he was taken in critical condition, but were unable to comment on the severity of those injuries.

There were no other occupants of the vehicle. The driver of the semi-truck was not injured.

APD said it will continue to investigate the crash.