One Injured in Grimes County Accident

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A fiery accident in Grimes County sent one person to the hospital early Saturday.

Sheriff officials say around 1 a.m. Christopher Barnett, 29, was driving on Country Road 125 in Bedias when he collided with a pick-up truck.

Officials say the two vehicles were headed in opposite directions on the narrow road and were unable to miss each other.
When they hit, officials say the vehicles burst into flames.

Barnett was air-lifted to Scott and White in Temple where he is listed in fair condition.
The driver of the pick-up, 18-year-old Clint Morris of Bedias, was not injured.