Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct the direction the driver of the pickup was traveling.
CLAY COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — A man sustained serious injuries Tuesday morning after his pick-up crashed on 287 near the Triangle Brick Company plant in Henrietta.
According to DPS Staff Sargent Dan Buesing, John Schroeder of Bellevue was driving a Ford pick-up north on 287, when a truck tractor semi-trailer was leaving the brick plant and entering southbound traffic.
Buesing said the driver of the semi-trailer failed to yield to the right of way to southbound traffic.
Schroeder was unable to avoid the semi-trailer and hit the rear of the vehicle, according to Buesing.
Schroeder was airlifted to John Peter Smith Hospital in Ft. Worth with serious injuries. The driver of the 18-wheeler was reported as uninjured.
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