Tire blowout causes rollover accident

Single vehicle rollover accident

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a one vehicle rollover.

The rollover accident happened on FM 493 north of Mile 20 around 1:50 p.m.

According to authorities, the 18-year-old driver was traveling northbound on FM 493.

The right back tire of the Ford Explorer blew out, causing the driver to lose control.

The vehicle went off the roadway, crashing into a utility pole.

DPS told Action 4 News that the driver and passenger had minor injuries.

Authorities cited the 18-year-old driver for not having a drivers license.