Tractor-trailer collision

Trooper Travis Flowers (far right) of the Texas Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol assists Bee County sheriff's deputies, volunteer firefighters and personnel from Angel Care Ambulance Service as they transfer an injured motorist from the driver's seat of his mangled Chevrolet Tahoe to a gurney April 21 following a collision between his vehicle and a tractor-trailer on U.S. Highway 181 North at its intersection with Baker Road in Papalote. The injured driver, whose identity Flowers could not confirm, was flown via HALO-Flight helicopter to Christus Spohn Shoreline Hospital in Corpus Christi while the driver of the tractor-trailer was not inured. The incident remains under investigation.