Crash at the intersection of Grand Canal and S. Hwy 277 investigated

San Angelo Police DepartmentSan Angelo Police Department

San Angelo Police were called to a crash at the intersection of Grand Canal Road and South Hwy 277 at approximately 7:30 a.m. Wednesday. When they arrived at the scene, police found a green 2011 Chevrolet pickup truck and a gray 2008 Chevrolet pickup truck that had collided. The driver of the green pickup, 31-year old Boyd Brotherton, was southbound on US. Hwy 277 and the driver of the gray pickup, 16-year old Jonathan Taylor, was eastbound on Grand Canal.

A release from the SAPD said Taylor left the stop sign at Grand Canal to cross the intersection and collided with Brotherton. Taylor’s truck landed on its passenger side on the northbound side of S. 277. Taylor was extricated from his vehicle by the San Angelo Fire Department and transported by ambulance to Shannon Medical Center with incapacitating injuries.

Brotherton was transported to Shannon for non-incapacitating injuries. He was treated and released.

Police said both Brotherton and Taylor were wearing seatbelts at the time of the collision.

Officer M Gesch and Sgt. T Dornhecker, SAPD Traffic Division, investigated the crash and determined that Taylor failed to yield the right-of-way to Brotherton.

Taylor’s injuries included broken bones, a head injury and other internal injuries, according to police. He was admitted into the hospital, where he remained in critical condition late Wednesday afternoon. No further updates are available on Taylor’s condition.