Accident Shuts Down 1417 & Hwy. 56

05-18-06 - Two people were flown from the scene of a major accident in Sherman Thursday. One man was ejected from his vehicle and a woman was trapped in hers until firefighters arrived on scene.

Both of the victims were flown to Dallas; the man ejected is in extremely critical condition. A car and a truck hit head-on when the car tried to turn left onto Highway 56, and another truck hit that car from behind.

The accident happened around 4:15 p.m. at the intersection of FM 1417 and Highway 56.