August 17, 2022 2:43 pm

Posted: 22.4.2012 23:49

single vehicle crash closes sh 242

New Caney Fire Department had just passed through the intersection of SH 242 and Hayden Road just before 7 p.m. Sunday night. Moments later they were toned to a reported major accident at that intersection.

Within two minutes they were on the scene of a Nissan SUV on it’s side in the middle of the road. It was dispatched as the occupants were trapped but they were not.

MCHD transported Cynthia Culberson of Cleveland to Kingwood Hospital with minor injuries.

According to DPS Troopers on the scene Culberson was eastbound on SH 242 talking on her cell phone. As she approached Hayden Road she veered to the right hitting the guardrail and damaging almost sixty feet of it. Acting as a ramp her vehicle flipped on it’s side and slid down the middle of SH 242.