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Multiple Injuries Reported in Major 3-Vehicle Crash on FM 121 near Bethel-Cannon Road in Van Alstyne


The Texas Crash Report was obtained and revealed that Corey Crawford was driving a white Ford F250 towing a trailer while traveling west on FM 121 nearing Bethel Cannon Road.  Notes indicate that this portion of the road is in a curve.  Cody Parks was driving a black Chevy Silverado and traveling east as he entered the curve at an unsafe speed.  He then drove on the wrong side of the road and struck the vehicle driven by Corey Crawford.  The F250 drove off into the north bar ditch of FM 121 facing west.  The Silverado continued traveling east into the south bar ditch where it rolled over on its left side coming to rest in the upright position facing west.  There was an open liquor bottle in the position of Mr. Parks.  Records indicate that the investigator believed Mr. Parks may have been under the influence of alcohol.  Toxicology results are pending.



A major 3-vehicle accident was reported in Van Alstyne, TX. The crash happened November 7, 2022 on FM 121 near Bethel-Cannon Road. KXII reports that the Texas Department of Public Safety said it happened at approximately 2:14 p.m. on Sunday. Troopers said that a truck driven by Corey Crawford (44) of Van Alstyne, was headed westbound on FM 121 when a pickup truck driven by Cody Parks (27) of Van Alstyne, headed eastbound on FM 121 crossed the double yellow lines and collided with the truck driven by Crawford. Six people were reportedly injured in the Grayson County crash with one transported by air ambulance. Crawford and his passengers, Amanda Crawford (46) and an unidentified 16-year-old were transported to Texoma Medical Center. Parks was flown to Medical City Plano. His passengers, an unidentified 8-year-old and 1-year-old, were transported to Medical City McKinney. Troopers said this is an ongoing investigation. An update will be provided once additional information is received.

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