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Speed said to have been factor in four car pile up

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Amarillo, TX - Speed is said to have been a factor in a wreck Wednesday that sent three people to the hospital.

Around 5:30 Wednesday afternoon, Amarillo police say a black HHR was going the wrong way on a turn-around under the overpass at I-40 and Coulter and caused a four car pile up.

The driver is said to have lost control of his vehicle, drove over a median hitting a van waiting at a light on the frontage road which then hit two other vehicles.

The driver of the van was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the car that lost control and another driver hit in the crash were sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Amarillo police say narcotics are a possible factor in the collision.