Driver airlifted to hospital after crash in front of church near Briaroaks

At around 5:30pm last night, multiple emergency responders from the Briaroaks FD, Johnson County EMS (AMR), DPS Troopers and Johnson County sheriffs deputies were called to the scene of a crash on E. Renfro Street in front of the Cana Baptist Church.

Officials say the driver of a small passenger vehicle was turning left into a parking lot when it collided with an SUV traveling northbound on E. Renfro Street. The driver of the small passenger vehicle was trapped in her vehicle.

Firefighters extricated the injured driver and she was transported by air ambulance to JPS Hospital in Fort Worth. Her condition is unknown at this time. She has been identified as a 51-year-old woman from Burleson.

The driver of the SUV was not seriously injured.

The roadway was temporarily closed during the investigation and then reopened.