Clipped From The Waco News-Tribune
Waco Woman Is Injured as Three Cars Collide Here Mrs. J. A. Slater of 911 South Twentieth Street received neck injuries at 4 p. m. Friday in a three- car collision at FiftJi Street and Franklin Avenue between a taxi driven by a man jolted by lightning earlier this week, a vehicle given an injured vetran by the Government, and an auto so slightly damaged it did not remain at the scene. Patrolman Earl Coan, who with motorcycle officers investigated, said a taxi driven by Sterling Hartgrove struck the rear of a car headed west on Franklin Avenue and that a 1946 Pontiac driven by Mrs. TTiomas White of Bellmead collided with the back of the taxi. The Pontiac, .said by Coan to have been given W’hite by the ( j O v - ernment after he lost a leg in the war, received considerable damage to its front. Mrs. Slater was riding in the taxi. Both the front and back were damaged. Coan said the i-ar with which the cab first i-ol- lided was not at the scene when he arrived. Mr.s. Slater u as cat ricd by ambulance to HillcPi‘st Hospital. X-ravs were being taken to determine the full extent of her injuries.