Pickup and car collide in Red Oak Friday – no injuries


March 31st, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Authorities in Montgomery County said Saturday, no injuries were reported following a collision between a pickup and a car Friday afternoon, in Red Oak. According to Red Oak Police, a 1995 Chevy pickup driven by 62-year old Valerie Carmona, of Red Oak, was traveling south on Broadway at around 2-p.m., when her vehicle was hit by a 1993 Ford Taurus, driven by 91-year old Esther McHenry, of Red Oak, who was traveling east on Corning Street.

Officials say Carmona claims she had the green light, and proceeded into the intersection, but as she continued into the intersection, the traffic signal turned red. McHenry told authorities she had the green light and proceeded into the intersection, where the collision occurred. Damage from the accident amounted to $1,500. No citations were issued.