Number of Vehicles in Crash: 1 Number of Injured: 0 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 6/06/2022 11:40 PM
County: Van Zandt
Location: IH 20 Service Road, approximately 4.5 miles west of Canton, TX.
Posted Speed Limit: 55 mph
Vehicle 1: 2019 Kia Soul
Pronounced by: Judge Shin at the scene.
Preliminary investigation indicates Unit 1 was evading law enforcement traveling east on IH 20 near MP 536 at a high rate of speed. Unit 1 exited onto the south service road approaching CR 4414, the driver of Unit 1 failed to negotiate the curve and traveled north into a grassy area south of IH 20. Unit 1 continued in the grassy area and struck a tree. The vehicle then caught on fire.
Weather Condition: Clear
Road Conditions: Dry
Investigated By: Trooper Austin Jones, Canton DPS