Tuesday, March 29, 2005

ITM: Riley stable after wreck

Diamond Riley, Ingram athlete, all-around nice guy with the coolest name, and talented actor, was badly injured in a wreck Saturday near George West.

He runs track for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and was with the team as they returned from a meet in Austin.

The van he was in was hit head-on by an apparently intoxicated driver. Several folks in the van were injured when it rolled twice and caught fire. The driver of the truck that struck them was killed.

Riley, 18, is at Christus Spohn Memorial Hospital in Corpus where he's listed in serious bu tstable condition.

As reported in the Kerrville Daily Times print edition today.

Udpate: According to the Wed. West Kerr Current Diamond was rescued by his friends from the van just before it burned. Word in town is that he has a crushed ankle and broken leg, but that he is stable enough to come home tomorrow.

Read the Current story here.


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