1 critically injured in two-vehicle wreck in Ore City

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One person was critically injured in a two-vehicle wreck Tuesday morning just north of Ore City.

According to a DPS preliminary report, the accident happened around 6:30 a.m. on State Highway 259 about 2 miles north of Ore City. A tractor-trailer failed to yield the right-of-way when pulling out of a parking lot onto Highway 259, causing a pickup to collide with the tractor-trailer.

The driver of the pickup was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

The crash remains under investigation.

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