Wednesday accident in west Amarillo sends 3 to hospital with life-threatening injuries

Wednesday accident in west Amarillo sends 3 to hospital with life-threatening injuries
(Source: Gray News)

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Three people were hospitalized on Wednesday after a van and an SUV collided in west Amarillo.

Around 1:09 p.m., Amarillo police responded to the intersection of N Western Street and Hastings Avenue.

A minivan driven by a 74-year-old woman was turning south onto N Western off of Hastings when it was hit by an SUV driven by a 17-year-old male.

Both drivers, as well as a passenger in the SUV were taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

According to the Amarillo Police Department, speed is a factor in the wreck.

APD’s Traffic Investigation Squad is heading up the investigation into the crash.

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