UPDATED: Car hit by semi in Houston, elderly woman injured

A Houston woman sustained injuries in an early evening accident that authorities said occurred when her car was struck by a trailer truck.

Witnesses at West Highway 17 and U.S. 63 report that the car, upon impact, spun out of control, hitting a utility pole before landing in a ravine in front of Rod’s Auto Sales.

The woman, 85, was taken to TCMH following her extrication from a vehicle.

Members of the Texas County Rescue Squad, Houston Fire Department, Houston Police Department and Texas County Sheriff’s Department were called to the scene at about 5 p.m.

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