El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact: Leslie Antunez / Public Information Officer

Office: (915) 538-2119

Mobile: (915) 479-1678

Email: lantunez@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG

UPDATE: The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has identified the driver of the motorcycle accident as Jorge Llamas; 65 years old.

Following the accident the driver of the white pickup fled the scene of the accident, Sheriff's Office deputies shortly after located and arrested the subject in the neighboring area. Driver of the white pickup is identified as Hector Fernandez Garcia; 30 years old, Garcia was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility on the offense Accident Involving Death. Garcia was required to stop and see if Llamas required aid.

This is the 6th fatality of which 5 are involving a motorcycle in the El Paso County for 2015.

The cause of the accident is still being investigated by the Special Traffic Investigation section at this time.

UPDATE: As of 4:04 p.m. Sunday, August, 23rd, 2015, Doniphan Dr. between HD Rd. and West St. is open to north and southbound traffic.

Canutillo, TX - El Paso County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the 6700 block of Doniphan Dr. just after 1030 am in reference to a motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle.

A white Chevy pick up was traveling southbound on Doniphan Dr.

The pick up slowed down to make a left turn and a green in color motorcycle also traveling southbound rear ended the pick up. 

The driver of the motorcycle was ejected off the motorcycle and was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. Due to injuries sustained from the accident he was pronounced dead on scene.

The driver of the motorcycle is identified as a male 65 years in age.

Special Traffic Investigators were called to the scene.

Doniphan Rd. between H D Rd. and West St. will be closed down for the next 4-5 hours pending the investigation.

Published 24 August 2015 08:24 AM by leantunez


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