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Crash Information

Number of involved vehicles:   4       Number of Injured: 2            Number of fatalities: 1

Date and Time: 8/29/2022              9:38 a.m.

County and Location: Smith County. SH 110 approximately one-half mile south of Tyler

Posted Speed Limit:  55

Weather Conditions:    Clear                                             Road Conditions: Dry


Vehicle 1: 2017 Honda Civic

Driver 1: (Deceased)

Charles Calahan, 94, of Tyler

Pronounced by: Justice of the Peace James Meredith

Seatbelt Worn: Yes

Vehicle 2: 2018 Ford Explorer

Driver 2: Non-Incapacitating Injuries

Eddie Jackson, 66, of Troup

Transported to: Christus Hospital in Tyler

Seatbelt Worn: Yes


Vehicle 3: 2020 Chevrolet Suburban

Driver 2: Non-Incapacitating Injuries

Jennifer Smith, 40, of Whitehouse

Transported to: Christus Hospital in Tyler

Seatbelt Worn: Yes

Vehicle 4: 2021 Peterbilt Truck-Trailer (towing a trailer)

Driver 2: Not Injured

Christopher Dixon, 25, of Chandler

Seatbelt Worn: No


Description Details: Vehicle 1 was turning onto SH 110 from Meadow Cemetery Road. Vehicle one turned in front of vehicle two that was traveling southbound on SH 110. Vehicle 1 then struck vehicle 3 which was northbound on SH 110. Vehicle two struck vehicle four that was also traveling southbound.

Investigating Troopers: David Sisson, THP Tyler.

The crash remains under investigation. No additional information is currently available.


A preliminary crash report will be available for purchase online in 10 days. The link site is:

Gregg Williams

Sergeant-Texas Department of Public Safety

Media Communications/ Safety Education

Texarkana/Mount Pleasant- North Texas Region

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