According to MicroplexNews.com, Brent Elrod was driving a Ford Ranger on Interstate 20 when a dark-colored pickup clipped him, sending him and his two passengers tumbling down the hill.
Elrod and his mother were treated and released from the hospital, but the other passenger, Mitch Riffle of Eastland, suffered a critical head injury and remains in a coma, according to MicroplexNews.com.
According to WFAA.com, an off-duty sheriff's deputy notified the Texas Department of Public Safety that she spotted a blue Chevy extended cab or crew cab with heavy front-end damage and a crumpled hood around the time of the accident.
The deputy said the truck was a blue graphite Chevy with chrome wheels and a white emblem in the middle of the rear window, and was driven by a white male. It did not have a license plate.
Anyone with information should call the Department of Public Safety in Eastland at (254) 629-2849.
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