Public safety crews were busy overnight in Ellis County with multiple serious incidents. Here’s a rundown:
2AM: Major Accident (Waxahachie) Waxahachie Fire Dept., Ellis County EMS, and law enforcement all responded to a major accident at Ovilla Road and 287 bypass around 2am. Multiple ambulances responded. Reported vehicle rollover. Several children were transported, at least one by air medical helicopter, to Children’s Medical Center Dallas.
4AM: Major Accident (Forreston) Forreston FD and other emergency responders responded to a reported vehicle vs. pole crash off Highway 77 between Forreston and Waxahachie. At least two transported from the scene with reported serious injuries.
There was also a shooting near Maypearl, but we have not heard any details on that scene. Busy night for Ellis County!