Bret McGee Accident – Accident investigators from the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) looked into a collision that took place on state Highway 21 near the intersection of Frontier Drive earlier today, on January 11, 2023. According to the findings of the preliminary investigation, a pickup vehicle manufactured in 2018 by Dodge was being followed in the east route by a truck tractor manufactured in 2007 by Peterbilt at approximately 4:35 pm. According to the reports, the driver of the truck tractor was unable to maintain control of his speed and crashed into the back of the pickup truck as it slowed down to make a left turn into Frontier Drive.
Bret McGee, 23 years old, a resident of Ville Platte, Louisiana, was driving the pickup when it crashed. Bret was taken to St. Luke’s Medical Center for treatment after the accident. The Woodland Heights Medical Center received his passenger, identified as 22-year-old Hunter Thibedeaux, who was taken there for treatment after the accident. Ryan Johnson, who is from Montgomery, Louisiana, was driving the truck tractor, and Jacob Arredondo, who is 23 years old, was riding with him. Neither of them were hurt in the accident. There is no additional information that can be provided at this time.
Related topic: Two dead in Sabine County accidents
It was a devastating New Year’s weekend in Sabine County, when many incidents took place, ultimately leading to the deaths of two persons. The first incident took place on Farm to Market Road 3121 at approximately 10:00 p.m. on Friday. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, 21-year-old Joshua Ebarb of Milam was murdered when the passenger car he was driving, a 2018 Dodge, veered off the roadway and struck some trees. The second incident took place on Pleasure Bend Road in the Fairmont Community at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.
According to reports from Daily News and More, the accident involved only one vehicle and had a rollover. A Justice of the Peace was called to the scene, but no other information was available. On Saturday, the accidents continued as before. Around four o’clock in the afternoon, an accident was reported to have occurred on Temple Road in Pineland; however, when emergency personnel arrived, they discovered that no one had been hurt. Later on Saturday, about 11:00 p.m., the Daily News and More reported that there had been an accident on Highway 83 involving injured parties between Hemphill and Pineland. There was no more information that could be provided.
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