Falls County rollover with serious injuries, possible contraband

Local News

The Falls County Sheriff’s Office reports a rollover accident has resulted in serious injuries and may lead to a further investigation.

A statement issued stated that approximately 3:48pm Monday, deputies, DPS Troopers, EMS and Marlin Fire Department responded to a one vehicle rollover accident on State Highway 7 between Marlin and Chilton.

They found the vehicle had rolled over and ended up in a field.

The male driver had been ejected from the vehicle.

A helicopter was called and he was airlifted to a hospital with serious injuries.

A female passenger was less seriously injured and taken to a hospital by ground ambulance.

The statement further said that while the cause of the accident remained under investigation, a weapon, cash and drug paraphernalia were recovered from the vehicle.

Due to the severity of the driver’s injuries identities of the two are not being released as of Tuesday morning.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Trending now

Upcoming Events

Stay Connected