Head-On Crash Kills One, Injures Four

Head-On Crash Kills One, Injures Four

A head-on crash in Upton County killed one man and injured four others.
UPTON Co., TX (Local Big 2 ) -- A head-on crash in Upton County killed one man and injured four others.

It happened Monday afternoon along Highway 349.

Troopers say Cesar Perez, 25, of Crane was killed in the crash.


Here’s the full crash report from DPS Troopers:

1 KILLED 4 INJURED

TYPE CRASH: 2 VEHICLES

DATE & TIME: 06/16/2014 & 3:51 PM

LOCATION: SH 349; 16 MILES NORTH OF RANKIN

COUNTY: UPTON

POSTED SPEED LIMIT: 75 MPH

VEHICLE 1: 2011 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 2500 & TOWED UNIT 2011 CARGO TRAILER

DRIVER 1 DECEASED: PEREZ, CESAR HERNANDEZ, AGE 25, CRANE, TEXAS

VEHICLE 2: 1998 FREIGHTLINER TT & TOWED UNIT 2003 CPS ST

PRONOUNCED DEAD BY: JP DORIE HORD—ON SCENE
TIME OF DEATH: 5:00 PM & 06/16/14
BODY TAKEN TO: SANCHEZ MORTICIAN
NEXT OF KIN NOTIFIED: YES SEAT BELT WORN: YES

DRIVER 2 INJURED: RUIZ, JOSE TRINIDAD, AGE 72, ODESSA, TEXAS—RANKIN HOSPITAL

PASSENGER 1 INJURED: ROMERO, MARIO ALBERTO, AGE 19, CRANE, TEXAS—RANKIN HOSPITAL

PASSENGER 1 INJURED: FLORES, JOSE GUADALUPE, AGE 39, CRANE, TEXAS—MIDLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

PASSENGER 1 INJURED: VALENCIA, SALVADOR, AGE 57, CRANE, TEXAS—MIDLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

DESCRIPTION:
VEHICLE #1, AND TOWED UNIT, WERE TRAVELING SOUTHBOUND ON SH-349 AT MM 376, TRAVELED INTO THE NORTHBOUND LANE OF SH-349 AND STRUCK VEHICLE #2, AND TOWED UNIT, WHICH WERE TRAVELING NORTHBOUND ON SH-349.

ROAD/WEATHER CONDITIONS: DRY/CLEAR




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