Loop 335 accident sends 3 to the hospital, closes the highway

Amarillo, TX --  A head on collision sent three people to the hospital and shut down part of Loop 335 in Amarillo around 9pm Tuesday.

Amarillo Police tell us as a SUV headed west on the loop,  it went into the Eastbound lane and hit another SUV head on.

The second SUV had two women inside.

Rescue crews used the jaws of life to get the passenger out.

All three people went to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police shut down the loop while they cleaned up the accident.

Officers believe alcohol may have played a role in the crash,  but continue to investigate.