El Paso, TX (12/16/2019) – Two people are injured after a rollover collision occurred in El Paso Thursday night.
The wreck happened in the 6400 block of South Desert near Artcraft. According to investigators, a Hummer sped past another vehicle when it sideswiped a small SUV. The Hummer swerved out of control and rolled several times.
The driver of the Hummer, 22-year-old Arturo Meza, was ejected from the vehicle. He was taken to a hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries.
Meza’s passenger, a 15-year-old boy, was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries. A second passenger fled from the scene on foot.
The driver of the SUV and his four passengers were not injured in the accident.
Speed and alcohol are factors in this collision.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
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The investigation into the accident will reveal the blood alcohol level of Meza, as well as other potential factors as to why Meza caused the accident. In addition to this, police will interview witnesses, analyze evidence such as video from the crash, and obtain any other information from accident experts.
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