Chakalia Jackson Killed In Accident In Midland
A 34-year-old woman was killed and several others injured in a fatal crash that happened Saturday afternoon in Midland.
The crash occurred at around 3:06 p.m. on Lamesa Road near Loop 250.
A Chevy Lumina was travelling at a high rate of speed heading north on Lamesa. The car was swerving all over the road, according to witnesses.
The car went into a side skid and entered the southbound lanes when an oncoming Dodge pickup struck the car.
The Lumina’s driver and only occupant, Chakalia Jackson from Midland, was pronounced dead on the scene of the accident. She was not wearing a seatbelt.
The seven occupants of the pickup, two adults and five children, sustained non-life threatening injuries and were taken to Midland Memorial Hospital by EMS.
Investigators will determine if alcohol was a factor in the crash. Toxicology results are pending.
Further investigation is currently ongoing.