A man was miraculously able to walk away from a serious accident in which his truck struck a telephone pole, Hudson Volunteer Fire Department said. The incident happened at 1:17 AM on Sunday, March 24, 2024.

The Hudson Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident with entrapment in the 3700 block of Ted Trout Drive/HWY 94. Hudson Ladder One arrived and found a single-vehicle crash with a person trapped inside.

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Firefighters extricated the driver from the vehicle within minutes of their arrival. Once freed he walked himself to the ambulance and was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Telephone Pole On HWY 94 Sustains Damage In Crash

The crash caused the transformer to break free from the power pole. Oncor was notified of the damage, and area residents were without power for a few minutes.

Hudson Police Department, Texas DPS, and the Angelina County Sheriff's Office also worked the scene. No further information has been given at this time.

Become A Hudson Volunteer Fire Fighter Even If You Live In Lufkin

You can become a Hudson Volunteer Fire Department member, even if you don't live in Hudson. Many people in the Lufkin area are close enough to help in an emergency.

After some initial training and a probationary period, you could become eligible for funding for EMT school or the Fire Academy. They are always looking for new volunteers.

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You don't have to fight fires. You can use your skills through fundraising, education, or fire scene firefighter rehabilitation. If you are interested, they meet at 6:30 PM every Monday at Station 1 at 3731 Ted Trout Drive, Lufkin, TX 75901.

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These 14 Tyler Area Restaurants Had Issues With Recent Health Inspections

After being inspected by NET Health, these Tyler area restaurants had violations that needed to be addressed. Tap on any restaurant name to view the official inspection report from NET Health.

NET Health grades these restaurants on a demerit system. The lower the score the better the inspection. Restaurants strive for a '0', but these restaurants missed the mark during their last inspection.

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The Latest Round Of Health Inspections In Longview Is Shocking (01.20.23)

When the Longview Health Department stopped by for an inspection of these Longview area restaurants, every single one of them passed with an 'A'! There might have been some minor issues, but nothing all that bad to get anything less than an 'A'!

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