Collision at Sherwood Way and Southwest Blvd. slows traffic

A vehicle collision at the intersection of Sherwood Way and Southwest Boulevard Wednesday afternoon slowed traffic in the area.  San Angelo Police sent a Nixle alert at approximately 3:30 p.m. Wednesday asking drivers to avoid the area.

Officer Brian Bylsma said he was dispatched to a vehicle crash at the intersection. Upon arrival, Bylsma found a 2010 Dodge Avenger and a 1997 Chevrolet pickup truck.

Bylsma said the Avenger was westbound in left lane, disregarded a red light and collided with the pickup truck that was turning eastbound onto Sherwood Way.

Both drivers claimed minor injuries, but refused medical assistance at the scene.

The driver of the Avenger was issued a citation for disregarding a red light.

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15873_resized(San Angelo NOW’s Maria Hagland and Four R’s Teresa Delarosa contributed to this report)