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Floresville multi-vehicle crash sends two to hospital


Floresville multi-vehicle crash sends two to hospital
Members of the Wilson County Emergency Medical Services prepare to transport one of two motorists injured in a multi-vehicle crash July 11 at the intersection of U.S. 181 and C.R. 130 in Floresville.


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Wilson County News
July 11, 2013, 3:55pm
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FLORESVILLE -- A multi-vehicle crash at the intersection of U.S. 181 and C.R. 130 near the Walmart Supercenter here has sent two via ambulance to the Connally Memorial Medical Center in Floresville.

According to Patrolman James “Billy” Mitchell of the Floresville Police Department, just after 1 p.m., Joel Tolle, 45, of Floresville was traveling southbound on U.S. 181 in a tractor-trailer owned by R Construction Oilfield Services, when he came upon traffic stopped in the intersection. Mitchell said the tractor-trailer struck the rear of a Ford F-250 pickup truck being driven by 71-year-old Wilburn Eddie Eckhardt of Fredericksburg, which spun through the intersection and into the grass median.

The careening F-250 struck a Ford F-150 pickup truck being driven by 71-year-old Donald Deaton of Floresville. A Ford Mustang -- driven by 38-year-old Miguel Salazar of San Antonio -- suffered front-end damage, which Mitchell said likely was from striking debris from the other vehicles.

The Wilson County Emergency Medical Services transported Eckhardt to Connally, along with Deaton’s 68-year-old wife, Holly.

Tolle was charged with failure to stop, Mitchell said.
 

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Holly  
Floresville  
July 13, 2013 7:36am
 
Just wondering...thank you for your advice, it is well heeded

 
Holly  
Floresville  
July 13, 2013 7:32am
 
Susan, I did not intend to leave you out of my appreciation. You are very sweet to have written, thank you friend!

 
Just Wondering  
Poth, TX  
July 13, 2013 1:43am
 
Swollen spine....concussion.......burns......bruises and a sore nose! Holly you should contact Waine Rigjt or John Adler (The Tejas HAMMER)! I had an accident last year and broke the tail light on my car when someone bumped me ... More ›

 
Holly  
Floresville  
July 12, 2013 4:19pm
 
Thank you so much Fred. I think I am going to see about trading in my little "Silver Lady". If I had been in her, I would have been dead, and I cannot bring myself to think about what would have transpired, had my ... More ›

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
July 12, 2013 12:49pm
 
Yes, Holly. You are lucky, but probably more than just lucky. Prayers and Blessings to you and your family. Take care and the best to you in your long recovery. I'm so sorry that this had to happen to you, but so glad that it ... More ›

 
Fred Ohnesorge  
Floresville, TX  
July 12, 2013 11:30am
 
holly just saw the article,,, glad you are ok and you wre not in the "baby" !!!! if you need anything just call me !!! take care fred o

 
Holly  
Floresville  
July 12, 2013 10:54am
 
My husband just told me to come look at the photographs and even though I do not feel like it, I am blessed that I did. To know that I have such wonderful friends touches my heart. The doctors said that I have swelling of the ... More ›

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
July 11, 2013 6:38pm
 
Drive carefully, folks!

 
Russell Dickerson  
Floresville, TX  
July 11, 2013 6:04pm
 
Praise God noone was killed!

 
Susan Hodges  
Floresville, TX  
July 11, 2013 5:14pm
 
Ditto, Elaine! Glad Holly's okay.

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