Man seriously injured when pickup crashes into garbage truck in southern Taylor County

Photo by Scott Martin/KTXS News

By Scott Martin & Doug Myers/KTXS News

ABILENE, Texas -- A man was rushed to an Abilene hospital - reportedly in serious condition - on Thursday after a white GMC pickup crashed into the back of a KWS garbage truck in southern Taylor County.

The man was a passenger in the pickup when the accident occurred just before 9 a.m. on CR 318 east of View and roughly 10 miles south of Abilene. The driver in that vehicle wasn't seriously injured.


The injured man had to be extricated from the vehicle.

KTXS will provide additional details as they become available.