MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT INVOLVING SERIOUS INJURIES

 

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El Paso County Sheriff's Office

3850 Justice Dr.

El Paso, Texas 79938

NEWS RELEASE

Chris Acosta

Public Affairs Director

Office (915) 538-2223

Cell (915) 479-0797

 

El Paso, Texas – Friday, February 06, 2015, at 2:00 am, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Special Traffic Investigators were called out to I-10 E. MM55, El Paso County Texas, in reference to a Motor Vehicle Accident involving serious injuries. Upon arrival, investigation revealed that a 1999 Chevrolet Suburban was being driven east on Interstate 10 and was occupied by two females. At milepost 55, for some unknown reason, the driver veered to the right side shoulder area striking a posted exit sign. The driver then over corrected to the left losing control, causing it to roll over twice coming to rest on its roof top in the west bound lanes. The driver was ejected landing on the roadway outside the driver side door. The passenger was pinned between the dash board and front windshield. Fabens Fire Department used the jaws of life to remove the passenger out. The driver was taken to Del Sol Medical Center for life threatening injuries sustained in the crash. The passenger was taken to University Medical Center for serious injuries. Both occupants of the vehicle were not secured by safety belts. No further information will be released at this time as this is an open investigation.

Published 09 February 2015 09:11 AM by agonzales

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