Kelsey live from scene of collision between car, dump truck on Highway 96 north of Silsbee

A driver who was flown to CHRISTUS St. Elizabeth Hospital with serious injuries following a collision with a garbage truck north of Silsbee is identified as Justin Dwayne Smith, 25, of Silsbee according to DPS Sgt. Stephanie Davis.

He was in a 2011 Camaro and ran into the back of the Mack garbage truck at about 4:15 a.m. on Highway 96, about five miles north of Silsbee.

The driver of the garbage truck wasn't hurt. The accident has backed up traffic on the highway.

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