Major Wreck Shuts Down Highway

3-18-06 – A major accident shut down north and south-bound lanes of Highway 11 in Grayson County Saturday evening. Five people were injured in the crash. Troopers say 17-year-old Bobbi Hood of Whitewright was driving south when her vehicle hydroplaned and slammed into the passenger side of a northbound pickup truck.

Hood was ejected from her vehicle. She was taken to a Dallas hospital with head injuries.

In the pickup, 52-year-old Peggy Stowers of Whitewright and three others, including two young children, were taken to Wilson N. Jones in Sherman.

The wreck happened around 6:30 p.m. and shut down Highway 11 between Sherman and Luella for an hour and a half.