Kaufman County, TX (11/25/2019) – A deadly crash involving three cars left one dead and eight injured, including a 10-month old infant Friday evening.
The accident occurred just after 6 p.m. when a Chevrolet Equinox traveling on FM 987 crossed the center line after driving on a curve and crashed into a GMC Envoy head-on. The GMC became disabled and then was hit by a Jeep Latitude. The GMC, which held five people, came to a final rest in a ditch.
A passenger in the GMC, identified as 27-year-old Jesus Daniel Espinoza, was thrown from the SUV and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Equinox, 45-year-old Sheryl Clark, was flown to Parkland Memorial Hospital, where she remains in critical condition.
The driver of the GMC, Jesus Ramirez Espinoza, 51, was flown to Baylor University Medical Center.
The three other surviving occupants in the GMC, identified as Shana Espinoza, 50; Alexis Espinoza, 17; and a child, as well as the three individuals in the Jeep, were transported to Baylor University Medical Center. They sustained injuries that weren’t considered life threatening.
Those in the Jeep were identified as 22-year-old Tyler Hill as the driver, and passengers’ 22-year-old Autumn Davis and a 10-month old child.
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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Source: Dallas Morning News
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