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Driver air lifted to Plano after severe wreck on southeast Loop

Care Flight Helicopter_sliderJust after 12:30 p.m. on Friday, March 21, Paris Police, EMS, and Fire and Rescue were dispatched to a major accident in the 1300 block of SE Loop 286, Paris Police Dept. spokesman Curtis Garrett said Friday.

“According to preliminary information, a 2000 Honda Accord attempted to make a u-turn from the westbound shoulder and was struck by a semi tractor trailer,” Garrett said.

The accident resulted in severe injuries for the driver of the Honda Accord, who was ejected from the vehicle.

That driver was air lifted to Medical Center of Plano, however the driver of the semi tractor trailer was not injured, according to authorities.

“At this time, the investigation is ongoing and no names are being released,” Garrett said.

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