Cell Phone to Blame for Accident in Midland County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND COUNTY - A cell phone is being blamed for a wreck in Midland County on Tuesday morning.

Police say a Chevy truck was headed north on FM 1788 and was getting ready to turn into a business on FM 1788, when another Chevy truck rear-ended the vehicle.

We're told the driver of that truck was distracted by his cell phone.

He was given a ticket and transported to the hospital, along with the two people inside of the truck he hit.

Everyone is expected to be okay.