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Four taken to hospital after driver loses control on wet road, slams into concrete barrier in Jefferson County rollover accident

The 27-year-old driver was taken to the hospital by medical helicopter

BEAUMONT, Texas — Four people were taken to the hospital after a rollover crash on I-10 Monday afternoon. 

The wet road conditions led to the driver, Keyera Bell, losing control of 2008 Chevrolet vehicle in Jefferson County near mile marker 837 according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. 

Bell, a 27-year-old Beaumont resident, was taken to St. Elizabeth by medical helicopter. 

Three passengers, ranging from 9 years old to 25 years old, were also taken to St. Elizabeth by ambulance with injuries according to DPS. 

Troopers are still investigating this crash. 

From a DPS news release: 

At approximately 2:30p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers responded to a single vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 10, near mile marker 837, in Jefferson a County. A 2008 Chevrolet passenger vehicle was traveling westbound on Interstate 10. Due to wet road conditions, the driver lost control of the vehicle and struck a concrete barrier. The impact caused the vehicle to flipped several times before leaving the roadway.The driver, 27-year-old Keyera Bell of Beaumont, was flown by medical helicopter to St. Elizabeth hospital with serious injuries.All three (3) passengers, ages 25 to 9 years of age, were transported by ambulance to St. Elizabeth hospital with unknown injuries.This remains an active investigation as Troopers continue to determine the factors that contributed to this crash. 

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