• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: May 2019

head-on-collision-amarilloA fatal head-on collision crash left four people dead and one is seriously injured in Amarillo.

The car accident happened Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 11:25 p.m. on US 87, approximately 12 miles north of Amarillo.

Mario Alberto, 35, from Amarillo was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Avalanche and Trey Tipton, 34, from Dumas was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Camaro.

According to an eyewitness Mr. Alberto was traveling south in the northbound lanes and crashed head on with a Mr. Tipton.

Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene. Two passengers, a five-year old and a nine-year-old, in the Camaro died in the collision.

A 13-year-old girl in the Camaro suffered life-threatening injuries and was airlifted to an Amarillo hospital.

Early reports indicate Mr. Alberto was under the influence of alcohol.

Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in ten days.

If you or a loved one were involved in a car accident, it is important to contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.

Source: ABC 7

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Hank Stout is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Hank earned his doctor of jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law and has been actively trying personal injury cases for over ten years. He was recognized by Thompson Reuters as a Rising Star from 2012-2014 and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas). He has earned a Superb rating by Avvo, and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.