A serious Nye County crash has left five people dead, authorities said.
Nye County is located about 90 minutes northwest of the Las Vegas Valley.
The Nye County Sheriff’s Office said they were assisting Nevada Highway Patrol in the Sunday afternoon crash.
The office confirmed five people were killed and another person injured.
One Nissan burst in flames and the victims were burned beyond recognition. Police said a positive id of the victims would be delayed due to the extensive fire damage. Continue reading
Wilbert Hawkins has been identified by Longview, TX., police as the man who died in a crash Saturday night.
According to police, Hawkins, 58, died after being hit by a car in the 3900 block of West Loop 281.
According to reports, Hawkins got out of his car after it stopped working in the inside lane of westbound West Loop 281. Several cars stopped to prevent from hitting Hawkins’ car. A 2015 Nissan Titan, driven by Julio Martinez, 38, of Longview, moved into the turning lane of westbound traffic to avoid striking the stopped car. Continue reading
Houston man Elmer Quintanilla has been named as the Texas father charged with murder and DWI Monday after causing a crash that left one man dead Sunday, the Harris County sheriff’s office said.
Deputies were called just after 1 p.m. to the northbound feeder of West Road and Beltway 8 to a report of Quintanilla, 26, driving a pickup truck erratically with his wife and three young children, ages 1, 5 and 6 years old.
Quintanilla was traveling at a high rate of speed in a 2013 GMC Sierra pickup truck when he tried to exit the West Road Toll Plaza, instead losing control and rear-ending a late model Acura. Continue reading